Sublette Cut-Off at Big Sandy
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz
N 42° 13.281 W 109° 28.158
12T E 626330 N 4675487
Quick Description: This is the point at which the Sublette Cut-Off departed from the main Emigrant Trail.
Location: Wyoming, United States
Date Posted: 3/29/2011 2:22:26 AM
Waymark Code: WMB32Y
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member muddawber
Views: 5

Long Description:
To all Pioneers who
passed this way to win
and hold the west

Route of Sublette Cut-Off
from Big Sandy to Bear River
traversed after 1843 by
emigrants to Oregon and
California

Erected by
Wyoming Historical Landmark Commission
1947

Marker Name: None

Marker Type: Rural Roadside

Addtional Information:
This short-cut was used until the opening of the Lander Cut-Off in 1859 greatly improved travel conditions and shortened the journey by an additional seven days.


Group Responsible for Placement: Wyoming Historical Landmark Commission

Date Dedicated: 1947

Web link(s) for additional information: [Web Link]

Marker Number: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
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