Near Alcova in Natrona County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
Erected 1933 by Utah Pioneer Trails and Landmarks Association and Citizens of Wyoming. (Marker Number 28.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mormon Pioneer Trail marker series.
Location. 42° 26.322′ N, 107° 15.576′ W. Marker is near Alcova, Wyoming, in Natrona County. Marker is on Oregon Trail Road near Martin Cove Road, on the right when traveling west. 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 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pronghorns and Sagebrush (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Pioneer Women (approx. 2.1 miles away); The Oregon Trail (approx. 2.1 miles away); Tom Sun Ranch (approx. 2.1 miles away); a different marker also named Martin's Cove (approx. 2.1 miles away); Sun Ranch (approx. 2.1 miles away); Devil's Gate (approx. 2.2 miles away); A Tribute to Hardship (approx. 2.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Alcova.
More about this marker. This marker is located approximately 2 mile west of Mormon Handcart Historic Site on Oregon Trail Road.
Also see . . . Willie and Martin Handcart Companies - thefurtrapper.com. Due to a host of unforeseen delays, the Willie Company left Iowa City, Iowa, on July 15th, and the Martin Company on July 28th, 1856. ... The Martin Company had five hundred and seventy-six people with one hundred and forty-six handcarts, seven wagons, thirty oxen, and fifty head of cattle. (Submitted on June 28, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 113 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page was last revised on June 28, 2016.