Near Glenrock in Converse County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
In 1912 a new highway under construction was to have passed directly over Ada's grave. Her remains were moved thirty feet north to this spot. Wyoming's state engineer, Loren Clark Bishop, fashioned the headstone which now marks the final resting place of this pioneer child.
The Oregon Trail is about fifty feet south of this spot.
Erected 1987 by Oregon-California Trails Association.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Oregon Trail marker series.
Location. 42° 50.958′ N, 105° 58.68′ W. Marker is near Glenrock, Wyoming, in Converse County. Marker is on Big Muddy Road near Cole Creek Road (County Route 22), on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Glenrock WY 82637, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within Big Muddy Oil Field (approx. 1.3 miles away); Rock in the Glen (approx. 4.9 miles away); Ferdinand V. Hayden (approx. 5.4 miles away); Deer Creek Station (approx. 5.4 miles away); Alah H. Unthank (approx. 9.7 miles away).
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