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 Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Glenrock WY 82637, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 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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Credits. This page was last revised on April 20, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 5, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 422 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 5, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.