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Near Alcova in Natrona County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
 

The Oregon Trail

1841

 
 
The Oregon Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 31, 2016
1. The Oregon Trail Marker
Inscription.
Devil's Gate One-fourth Mile East.
Split Rock 20 miles Northwest.

 
Erected 1941.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Oregon Trail marker series.
 
Location. 42° 26.502′ N, 107° 13.138′ W. Marker is near Alcova, Wyoming, in Natrona County. Marker is at the intersection of Oregon Trail Road and Martin Cove Road, on the left when traveling west on Oregon Trail Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Alcova WY 82620, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Tom Sun Ranch (here, next to this marker); The Pioneer Women (here, next to this marker); A Tribute to Hardship (approx. mile away); The Emigrant Road (approx. mile away); Sun Ranch (approx. mile away); Martin's Cove (approx. 0.3 miles away); Following the River (approx. 0.3 miles away); Devil's Gate (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Alcova.
 
More about this marker. This marker is located at Mormon Handcart Historic Site.
 
Categories. Roads & Vehicles
 
The Oregon Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 31, 2016
2. The Oregon Trail Marker
This marker is in the center. Devil's Gate is in the background.
Split Rock image. Click for full size.
By Bureau of Land Management.
3. Split Rock
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 97 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page was last revised on June 28, 2016.
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