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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 TrailsThe Trails (Part I, II and III) - Cheyenne, WY

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A series of three historic markers that explain the various trails which lead to the settlement of Cheyenne and the area. They are located in a park near Frontier Days museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Wyoming

date approved: 12/16/2014

last visited: never

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Wagon Roads and TrailsCariboo Wagon Road - Fraser Canyon, British Columbia, Canada

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The Cariboo Wagon Road, built between 1862 and 1865, stretched from this spot at Yale to the gold rush town of Barkerville, 650 kilometres to the north, opening up the interior of the province to gold miners and settlers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The A-Team

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 11/28/2014

last visited: never

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Wagon Roads and TrailsThe Mormon Trail ~ Centerville, IA

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The early, lower trail ran through this area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Iowa

date approved: 11/12/2014

last visited: never

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Wagon Roads and TrailsLassen Trail - Pit River Canyon - Modoc County, CA

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This historical 'T' marker is located on the north side of Pit River Rd in Modoc County, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 10/30/2014

last visited: never

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Wagon Roads and TrailsLassen Trail - Conical Rocks - Modoc County, CA

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This historical 'T' marker is located off Hwy 395 in Modoc County, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 10/30/2014

last visited: never

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Wagon Roads and TrailsLassen Trail - Foot Wear - Modoc County, CA

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This historical 'T' marker is located just off Hwy 299 in a parking area near Pit River in Modoc County, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 10/30/2014

last visited: never

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Wagon Roads and TrailsRath Trail & Jones - Plummer Trail ~ Hemphill County, TX

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Two trails crossed near here, headed in different directions with different cargo

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 10/26/2014

last visited: never

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Wagon Roads and TrailsBlue Cut - Cajon, CA

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This was the end of the southern Mormon trail route from Salt Lake City in the early 1800's.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 10/26/2014

last visited: never

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Wagon Roads and TrailsTascosa - Dodge City Trail - Moore County, TX

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Two markers in this county for this trail ~ One end of the trail (Dodge City, KS) is thriving, the other end (Tascosa, TX) has been converted into the Texas Boys Ranch, and is very healthy education facility

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 10/24/2014

last visited: never

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Wagon Roads and TrailsOld Military Road - Hemphill County, TX

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This marker, and ruins are now in the Black Kettle National Grasslands

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 10/21/2014

last visited: never

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Wagon Roads and TrailsRoute of Marcy Trail - Hemphill County, TX

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Two different routes carry this name. The one also called California trail and the other through the Texas Panhandle, which is this one

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 10/19/2014

last visited: never

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Wagon Roads and TrailsCanadian River Trails - Canadian, TX

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Many trail actually, as times passed, one on top of the other.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 10/17/2014

last visited: never

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Wagon Roads and TrailsGreat Spanish Road - Potter County, TX

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Sometimes called Old San Antonio Road

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 9/22/2014

last visited: never

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Wagon Roads and TrailsNoble Emigrant Trail - Lassen County, CA

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This official California Historical Marker notes the passage of the Noble Emigrant Trail through this point in 1852.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 9/19/2014

last visited: never

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Wagon Roads and TrailsDaniel Boone Trail Marker 2 ~ Duffield, Virginia.

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A Daniel Boone Trail marker near Spurlock branch in Duffield, Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Manville Possum Hunters

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/18/2014

last visited: never

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Wagon Roads and TrailsThe Overland Trail - Overland, MO

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There is a lot of confusion about this name. The mail contracts issued by the Post Office Department were called "Overland Mail", Overland trail in MO & OR, and stage coach lines using it in their name all create confusion.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 8/26/2014

last visited: never

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Wagon Roads and TrailsButterfield Overland Stage Route Through Missouri

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Contract to move the mail issued on March 3, 1857 - roue started September 1858. This will mark the Missouri Stations of the route. Location of this waymark is the original easten terminus: Tipton

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 8/24/2014

last visited: never

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Wagon Roads and TrailsKearney Trail - San Diego, CA

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This tablet marks the end of the Kearney Trail that was used in the 1840's in Old Town San Diego.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 8/21/2014

last visited: 5/15/2011

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Wagon Roads and TrailsJones and Plummer Trail - Booker, TX

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Originally Booker was the SW terminus of the trail. Started as means to move buffalo hide, became supply road, then cattle trail.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 8/21/2014

last visited: never

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Wagon Roads and TrailsThe Marcy Trail - near Borger, TX

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In 1849 he forged a route from Fort Smith, Texas to Sante Fe, New Mexico territory which would become known as the Marcy Trail

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 7/31/2014

last visited: never

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Wagon Roads and TrailsFort Smith - Santa Fe Trail - Borger, TX

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The Southern Route and the Gila River was the earliest path followed by European explorers and settlers bound for California. Yet, in spite of its primacy, the Southern Route is one of the lesser-studied travel corridors to the New West

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 7/30/2014

last visited: never

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Wagon Roads and TrailsKosloski's Historic Stagecoach Stop & Trading Post - Pecos, New Mexico.

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Historic Stagecoach Stop and Trading Post - It was important stop on the Santa Fe Trail. One of America's first great trade routes, the Santa Fe Trail was critical to the United States Westward expansion, until the Santa Fe Railroad opened in 1880.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: New Mexico

date approved: 7/18/2014

last visited: never

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Wagon Roads and TrailsSanta Fe Trail - Tabo - Ray County, MO

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Near Tabo Creek, was a ferry near by to aid the travelers

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 7/14/2014

last visited: never

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Wagon Roads and TrailsEmigrant Trail--Truckee River Route - Reno, NV

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The last place you'd expect to find an emigrant trail historical marker, but here it is, residing next to the Reno Convention Center along E Peckham Lane in Reno, NV.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Nevada

date approved: 6/23/2014

last visited: never

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Wagon Roads and TrailsThe Madonna of the Trail Monument - Council Grove KS

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This Wagon Roads and Trail Monument is one of 12 original Madonna of the Trail statues located in a small park on E Main St (Hwy 56) at N Union St (Hwy 177) in Council Grove, Kansas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Peter and Gloria

location: Kansas

date approved: 6/5/2014

last visited: 3/12/2011

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