Some of the Mormon emigrants used handcarts to carry their belongings, enabling poorer converts to make the journey west. Some handcart pioneers died on the trail from starvation or cold when they left too late in the season. In all, more than 70,000 Mormons went west on the Great Platte River Road.
|Series||This marker is part of the Mormon Pioneer Trail series|
|Placed By||Ogallala/Keith County Chamber of Commerce|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, September 29th, 2014 at 5:11pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||14T E 271628 N 4556276|
|Decimal Degrees||41.12568333, -101.72046667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 41° 7.541', W 101° 43.228'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||41° 7' 32.46" N, 101° 43' 13.68" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 200-250 W A St, Ogallala NE 69153, US|
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