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Gering in Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Scott's Bluff Pony Express Station

 
 
Scott's Bluff Pony Express Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 22, 2014
1. Scott's Bluff Pony Express Station Marker
Inscription. The Pony Express passed here 1860-1861. Scottís 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, Ficklinís Springs, and Horse Creek.
 
Erected by U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Pony Express National Historic Trail marker series.
 
Location. 41° 49.701′ N, 103° 42.432′ W. Marker is in Gering, Nebraska, in Scotts Bluff County. Marker can be reached from Old Oregon Trail Road, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 190276 Old Oregon Trail Road, Gering NE 69341, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Oregon Trail (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Traces of the Trail (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Bullwhackers (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Oregon Trail (approx. 0.4 miles away); Scotts Bluff (approx. 0.6 miles away); Pony Express
Scott's Bluff Pony Express Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 22, 2014
2. Scott's Bluff Pony Express Station Marker
(approx. 0.6 miles away); The Overland Experience (approx. 0.6 miles away); Remnant Highlands (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Gering.
 
More about this marker. This marker is located near the Scott's Bluff Visitors Center.
 
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Scott's Bluff Pony Express Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 22, 2014
3. Scott's Bluff Pony Express Station Marker
Scott's Bluff image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 22, 2014
4. Scott's Bluff
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 224 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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