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Bayard in Morrill County, Nebraska — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

The Oregon Trail

 
 
The Oregon Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2015
1. The Oregon Trail Marker
Inscription.
Marked by
the State of
Nebraska
1912
Chimney Rock
S 56 56 W. 9041 Ft.

 
Erected 1912 by State of Nebraska.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Oregon Trail marker series.
 
Location. 41° 43.228′ N, 103° 20.31′ W. Marker is in Bayard, Nebraska, in Morrill County. Marker is on Nebraska Route 92, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bayard NE 69334, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Chimney Rock (here, next to this marker); Chimney Rock Station (a few steps from this marker); The Innocent Assassins (approx. 1.3 miles away); Chimney Rock Cemetery (approx. 1.5 miles away); Mary Murray Murdoch (approx. 1.5 miles away); Camp Clarke Bridge and Sidney-Black Hills Trail (approx. 9.4 miles away); Ficklin Springs Pony Express Station (approx. 11.1 miles away).
 
Categories. Roads & Vehicles
 
The Oregon Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2015
2. The Oregon Trail Marker
The Oregon Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2015
3. The Oregon Trail Marker
Several markers can be found at this location. The Oregon Trail marker is the rightmost marker.
Chimney Rock image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2015
4. Chimney Rock
Chimney Rock was a conspicuous landmark on the Oregon Trail. Settlers traveling west carved their names on this rock which marked the beginning of their ascent into the Rocky Mountains.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 133 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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