Ovid, Colorado

Ovid, Colorado (HM2330)

Location: Ovid, CO 80744 Sedgwick County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 57.644', W 102° 23.278'

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350 rods southeast of this site is the famous and hazardous Upper California Crossing of the South Platte River which was used by the intrepid riders of the Pony Express in 1860-1861. Ovid was incorporated at this site in 1925.

Erected in memory of our pioneers by the Ovid community.
HM NumberHM2330
Series This marker is part of the Pony Express National Historic Trail series
Placed ByOvid Community & National Pony Express Centennial Association
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, November 21st, 2017 at 10:01am PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)13T E 719817 N 4537683
Decimal Degrees40.96073333, -102.38796667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 57.644', W 102° 23.278'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 57' 38.64" N, 102° 23' 16.68" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)970
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 401-423 US-138, Ovid CO 80744, US
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