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This is a waymark to document all of the wagon roads & trails used by Native Americans, emigrants, merchants, U.S. Government, and stagecoaches in the expansion of the United States & Canada.
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Wagon Roads and TrailsSanta Fe Trail – Cimarron Cutoff – Grenville, New Mexico

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This roadside marker located just South and East of the town of Grenville, New Mexico, marks the first use of wagons on the Santa-Fe trail. The use of wagons instead of pack animals dramatically expanded migration and trade in the region.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PersonsMD

location: New Mexico

date approved: 1/8/2013

last visited: 12/8/2012

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Wagon Roads and TrailsThe First Oregon Trail - Garden City, UT, USA

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This site, at the western shores of Bear Lake was part of the original Oregon Trail Route. It is located just south of the Utah/Idaho border, at the northern end of Garden City, Utah.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Chasing Blue Sky

location: Utah

date approved: 12/30/2012

last visited: 6/9/2011

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Wagon Roads and TrailsMormon Pioneer Trail - Camp Grant - Mountain Dell Canyon, UT, USA

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This camp, situated along the Mormon Pioneer Trail, is across the mountain, and just east of Salt Lake City, Utah. The camp, and this section of trail, was used by thousands of Pioneers after being established by the Donner-Reed Party in 1846.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Chasing Blue Sky

location: Utah

date approved: 12/28/2012

last visited: 10/20/2012

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Wagon Roads and TrailsCarson Route of the California Emigrant Trail, Churchill County, NV

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The signs here clearly indicate a wagon trail passed thru here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: Nevada

date approved: 12/15/2012

last visited: 9/28/2013

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Wagon Roads and TrailsThe Spanish Trail (Old Spanish Trail)

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Kane Springs was an important stop on the Old Spanish Trail. The marker at this location refers to the route as 'The Spanish Trail'.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Utah

date approved: 11/13/2012

last visited: 10/30/2015

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Wagon Roads and TrailsThe Old Spanish Trail and The California Road

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Mormon Battalion members improved and realigned the Old Spanish Trail so that it was usable by wagons. This new route became known as the 'California Road'.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Utah

date approved: 11/11/2012

last visited: never

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Wagon Roads and TrailsOregon/California Trail ~ Montpelier, Idaho

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The National Oregon/California Trail Center at 320 N 4th Street in Montpelier, Idaho.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Idaho

date approved: 11/11/2012

last visited: 8/2/2012

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Wagon Roads and TrailsOld Spanish Trail ~ Chama, New Mexico

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Antonio Armijo passed through the Chama, New Mexico area in 1829 as he established the Armijo Route of the Old Spanish Trail.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: New Mexico

date approved: 11/6/2012

last visited: never

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Wagon Roads and TrailsPony Express Route ~ Dayton, Nevada

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A Pony Express Station was added here in Dayton in 1961.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Nevada

date approved: 11/5/2012

last visited: 11/16/2007

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Wagon Roads and TrailsBoyd Toll Road ~ Minden, Nevada

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The Boyd Toll Road was an important link between the Esmeralda mining district and the established community of Genoa.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Nevada

date approved: 11/2/2012

last visited: 2/6/2010

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Wagon Roads and TrailsThe Spanish Trail ~ Parowan, Utah

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The Spanish Trail passed through Parowan and neighboring Paragonah, Utah and you can still travel much of the route through this area by automobile.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Utah

date approved: 10/28/2012

last visited: never

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Wagon Roads and TrailsKit Carson Park Marker - Trinidad, Co.

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This large grey granite marker is located on the east side of the Kit Carson Park - located at Kansas and San Pedro in Trinidad, Colorado.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Colorado

date approved: 10/27/2012

last visited: 5/6/2014

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Wagon Roads and TrailsLa Junta Santa Fe Trail Marker - Otero County Courthouse - La Junta, Co.

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This grey granite marker is located in the southeast corner of the Otero County Courthouse - 13 W Third in La Junta.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Colorado

date approved: 10/21/2012

last visited: never

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Wagon Roads and TrailsThe Cherokee Trail

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The Cherokee Trail was the predecessor to the Overland Trail which then was improved to become the Overland Stage Route.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Colorado

date approved: 10/18/2012

last visited: 7/10/2006

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Wagon Roads and TrailsThe Overland Stage Line

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This Wyoming Historical Marker for the Overland State Route is located on the east side of US Highway 287 where it crosses the Colorado/Wyoming border.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 10/18/2012

last visited: 1/5/2014

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Wagon Roads and TrailsThe Old Spanish Trail – Armijo's Route

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Antonio Armijo led the first pack train across the Las Vegas Valley in establishing the Old Spanish Trail in 1830.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Nevada

date approved: 10/17/2012

last visited: never

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Wagon Roads and TrailsOverland Stage Route ~ Point of Rocks, Wyoming

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This Overland Stage Route Marker is located on the south side of Interstate Highway 80 at Exit 130.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 10/2/2012

last visited: never

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Wagon Roads and TrailsOregon Trail (1841)

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This Oregon Trail Marker is located on the southeast side of Wyoming Highway 220 at Bessemer Bend South Road in Bessemer Bend, Wyoming.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 10/1/2012

last visited: never

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Wagon Roads and TrailsLander Cut-Off of the Oregon Trail

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Two Historical markers on the east side of US Highway 89, south of Afton, at the summit of Salt River Pass, commemorate this historic short-cut.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 10/1/2012

last visited: never

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Wagon Roads and TrailsHistoric Lander Trail Crossing

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The simple sign marking where the Lander Cutoff crosses a rural road is located about 0.2 miles east of US Highway 89 on McCoy Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 10/1/2012

last visited: never

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Wagon Roads and TrailsSanta Fe Trail -- Fort Union NM

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Old Santa Fe Trail ruts are still visible at the Fort Union National Monument near Watrous, New Mexico. The Santa Fe Trail 1821-1880 was a critical component in westward expansion of the US.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: New Mexico

date approved: 9/25/2012

last visited: 9/28/2012

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Wagon Roads and TrailsPony Express Trail ~ Big Sandy Station

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Though short-lived, the Pony Express Trail and its riders greatly influenced the outcome of the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 9/25/2012

last visited: 9/17/2014

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Wagon Roads and TrailsBozeman Trail ~ Ranchester, Wyoming

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This monolith is one of three almost identical Bozeman Trail markers still in existence in Sheridan County, Wyoming.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 9/23/2012

last visited: never

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Wagon Roads and TrailsRock Creek Stage Line ~ Bingham Post Office and Stage Station

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A Sheridan County Historic Preservation Office Historic Marker at this site identifies and maps the stagecoach routes that served Sheridan County, Wyoming.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 9/23/2012

last visited: never

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Wagon Roads and TrailsMormon Pioneer National Historic Trail - Nauvoo, IL

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The Mormon Pioneer Trail begins at this location in Nauvoo, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Chasing Blue Sky

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/19/2012

last visited: 4/23/2012

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