Historical Marker Series

Oregon Trail

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www.historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM24E7_emigrants-final-steps_Mount-Hood-Village-OR.html
In the shadow of the tall trees, a stream of travelers crossed ash flows, talus slopes and boggy wetlands along this last stretch of the trail. Some emigrants were forced to abandon their wagons with the death of livestock and walk, carrying their remainin…
www.historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM24E8_the-oregon-trail_Rhododendron-OR.html
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www.historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM24E9_samuel-kimbrough-barlow_Government-Camp-OR.html
There are two plaques mounted on a boulder. Samuel Kimbrough Barlow Oregon Pioneer from Kentucky Built the first wagon road across Cascade Mountains passing this spot 1845 - 1846 The building of railways since has been of less importan…
www.historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM28MI_bonneville-point_Boise-ID.html
From the high ridge above the Boise River 5 miles southwest of here, westward-bound travelers got their first view of the Boise Valley. In 1811, Wilson Price Hunt and the Overland Astorians' party were the first white sojourners to enjoy the scene. In 1833,…
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After the transcontinental railroad was completed on May 10, 1869, new stage and freight routes were established to connect southwester Idaho with newly established railheads. Kelton, Utah, soon became the main shipping point for Boise, when John Hailey e…
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In 1906, at the age of seventy-five, Ezra Meeker began a journey east from his home in Puyallup, Washington, to retrace the route of the Oregon Trail over which he originally traveled in 1852 with his wife and young son. He traveled the route with a wagon a…
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Between 1843 and 1869 over 300,000 emigrants fulfilled Americas's Manifest Destiny by voluntarily relocating to Oregon and California. Their nearly 2,000 mile journey along game trails long used by the early Native Americans would become known as the Oregon…
www.historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM2B5O_oregon-trail_Ogallala-NE.html
Oregon Trail Marked by the State of Nebraska 1912
www.historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM2BRY_susan-c-haile-gravesite_Kenesaw-NE.html
Susan C. Haile was born December 20, 1817, in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. She was the youngest child of Joseph and Prudence (Bledsoe) Seawell, natives of Sumner County, Tennessee. Upon the death of Joseph in 1819, Prudence Seawell returned to Sumner County to…
www.historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM2BW9_oregon-trail_American-Falls-ID.html
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