Mormon Pioneer Camp

Mormon Pioneer Camp (HM1I79)

Location: Bridgeport, NE 69336 Morrill County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 40.779', W 103° 5.75'

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Brigham Young and his company of Mormon Pioneers camped about 1,000 feet west of this point May 24, 1847. They were enroute from Nauvoo, Illinois and Winter Quarters, Nebraska to the Valley of the Great Salt Lake, which they reached July 24, 1847.
The Mormon Trail was on the north side of the river and the Oregon Trail on the south side.
HM NumberHM1I79
Series This marker is part of the Mormon Pioneer Trail series
Marker Number79
Year Placed1938
Placed ByMorrill County, Nebraska, Historical Society, Oregon Trail Memorial Association & Utah Pioneer Trails and Landmarks Association
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, December 6th, 2014 at 1:04pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)13T E 658490 N 4615960
Decimal Degrees41.67965000, -103.09583333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 40.779', W 103° 5.75'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 40' 46.74" N, 103° 5' 45" W
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Area Code(s)308
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near US-26 Scenic, Bridgeport NE 69336, US
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