Trading Post

Trading Post (HM1MZZ)

Location: Oshkosh, NE 69154 Garden County
Country: United States of America

N 41° 17.237', W 102° 6.941'

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      In 1854, the Federal Government hired contractors to carry the mail over the old trail to Salt Lake City and onto California. They built a mail station at Ash Hollow.       Most of these mail stations became trading posts, carrying a small stock of food, liquor and hardware for sale to passing emigrants.       In April of 1855, Little Thunder's band of Brule Sioux raided and burned this station. Materials recovered from this site by archeologists tends to confirm that it was the mail station. These items are on display at park headquarters.
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HM NumberHM1MZZ
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Date Added Monday, August 17th, 2015 at 9:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)13T E 741532 N 4574662
Decimal Degrees41.28728333, -102.11568333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 17.237', W 102° 6.941'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 17' 14.22" N, 102° 6' 56.46" W
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Area Code(s)308
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near US-26 Scenic, Oshkosh NE 69154, US
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