After fording the South Platte the emigrants face a steep climb up a large hill that became known as California Hill. During their passage, the wheels of thousands of wagons left deep ruts that can still be seen today.
Erected by Ogallala/Keith County Chamber of Commerce. (Marker Number 7.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Oregon Trail marker series.
Location. 41° 7.527′ N, 101° 43.212′ W. Marker is in Ogallala, Nebraska, in Keith County. Marker is on West Second Street. Click for map. This marker is located on the south side of West Second Street between North Spruce and West A Streets. This is marker no. 7 of the Historic Walk of Fame in Ogallala, NE. Marker is at or near this postal address: 150 West Second Street, Ogallala NE 69153, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least
Also see . . . California Trail - Oregon National Historic Trail. (Submitted on December 20, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
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