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Near Westmoreland in Pottawatomie County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Burial Site of Oregon Trail Traveler

 
 
Burial Site of Oregon Trail Traveler Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 18, 2012
1. Burial Site of Oregon Trail Traveler Marker
Inscription.

Here lies an early traveler
who lost his life in quest of riches
in the West.

 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Oregon Trail marker series.
 
Location. 39° 23.019′ N, 96° 24.415′ W. Marker is near Westmoreland, Kansas, in Pottawatomie County. Marker is on The Road to Oz Highway (State Highway 99), on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Monument is located in Oregon Trail Park, about 200 feet south of Rock Creek. Marker is in this post office area: Westmoreland KS 66549, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Wagons Fording Rock Creek (within shouting distance of this marker); Archeological Site 14-PO1311 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Route of the Oregon Trail (about 300 feet away); The Wagon & Team Supplies Needed (about 300 feet away); One Step at a Time (about 300 feet away); The Long Journey (about 300 feet away); Tallgrass Prairie (about 500 feet away); Scott Spring (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Westmoreland.
 
Also see . . .
1. Oregon National Historic Trail. (Submitted on February 21, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. National Frontier Trails Museum, Independence MO
Burial Site of Oregon Trail Traveler Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 18, 2012
2. Burial Site of Oregon Trail Traveler Marker
Looking SE across K-99 toward Covered Wagon
. (Submitted on February 21, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Covered Wagon in Oregon Trail Park image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
3. Covered Wagon in Oregon Trail Park
Oregon Trail Park Sign image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
4. Oregon Trail Park Sign
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 199 times since then and 80 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   4. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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