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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1MKW_scott-memorial_Gering-NE.html
Hiram Scott, employee of the Rocky Mountain Fur Company, died in the vicinity of this bluff in 1828. After being deserted by his companions near the junction of the Laramie and North Platte Rivers.U. S. Department of the Interior       National…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1MHZ_rebecca-winters_Scottsbluff-NE.html
          Rebecca Winters, daughter of Gideon Burdick, a drummer boy in Washington's army, was born in New York State in 1802. She was a pioneer in the Church of Latter Day Saints, being baptized with her husband Hiram in June 1833.       …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1MHV_oregon-trail_Gering-NE.html
Marked bythe State ofNebraska1912Trail passed37 feet northof this Point.MitchellPass
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1I8K_fort-mitchell-1864-1867_Mitchell-NE.html
In 1909 Nebraska State Surveyor Robert Harvey surveyed the Fort Mitchell site documenting the location of the fort for the Nebraska State Historical Society. Mr. Harvey's site sketch is partially shown to the right. The granite Oregon Trail mark…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1I8I_the-great-smoke_Morrill-NE.html
Three panels make up this marker "The Great Smoke" From all directions they came in late summer 1851 - Plains Indian tribes, summoned by government officials so their chiefs could smoke the peace pipe and sign a treaty with rep…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1I8H_the-road-to-zion_Morrill-NE.html
From the late 1840s through the 1860s, an exodus of more than 70,000 Mormons passed by here on their way to their "New Zion" in Utah. Starting from Nauvoo, Illinois in February 1846, the first group of at least 13,000 Mormons crossed int…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1I87_fort-mitchell-1864-1867_Mitchell-NE.html
Mitchell Pass and the city of Mitchell, Nebraska, derive their names from a military post built near here during the Indian Wars. No trace of the sod structure remains at the site on the North Platte River bend northwest of Scott's Bluff. It was n…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1I84_scotts-bluff-pony-express-station_Gering-NE.html
The Pony Express passed here 1860-1861. Scott's Bluff station was located 2 1/2 miles northwest of Mitchell pass, near the site of the later Fort Mitchell. There were others stations at Courthouse Rock, Chimney Rock, Ficklin's Springs, and Horse C…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1I83_scotts-bluff-pony-express-station_Mitchell-NE.html
Text is found on both sides of this marker Dedicated October 5, 2013 Scott's Bluff Original Station Apr. 3, 1860 - Nov. 20. 1861 by James Stretesky Joseph L. Schroeder Panhandle Monument Gordy & Linda Wilkins Pony Exp…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1I7V_ficklin-springs-pony-express-station_Gering-NE.html
- Site of - Ficklin Springs Pony Express Station and Old Coad Ranch North 20º East 450 feet
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