Bridgeport in Morrill County, Nebraska — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Dedicated to the Early Pioneers
Old Oregon Trail, 1750 feet south, 1850-1869.
The Old Pony Express Route 6 mi south, 1860-1861.
The First Transcontinental Telegraph Line passed 6 miles south, 1861-1870.
Old Deadwood Trail, 4 mi. west, 1874-1886.
Old Mormon Road, 1 mi. north, 1847-1869
The Burlington Railroad, Pioneer on the North Platte Valley constructing its line on 1899
Erected 1939 by Camp Clark Association.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public Work • Communications • Railroads & Streetcars • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1830.
Location. 41° 39.817′ N, 103° 5.962′ W. Marker is in Bridgeport, Nebraska, in Morrill County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (State Highway 88) and Gold Rush Byway (U.S. 385), on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 113 E 11th St, Bridgeport NE 69336, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Oregon Trail (approx. 0.6 miles away); Bridgeport, Nebraska (approx. Mormon Pioneer Camp (approx. 1.1 miles away); Guiding Landmarks (approx. 2.2 miles away); Dedicated to the Unknown Soldier (approx. 2.4 miles away); a different marker also named Oregon Trail (approx. 2˝ miles away); Camp Clarke Bridge and Sidney-Black Hills Trail (approx. 3.6 miles away); Courthouse and Jail Rocks (approx. 4.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bridgeport.
Credits. This page was last revised on September 17, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 14, 2021, by Connor Olson of Kewaskum, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 131 times since then and 46 times this year. Last updated on September 17, 2021, by Connor Olson of Kewaskum, Wisconsin. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 14, 2021, by Connor Olson of Kewaskum, Wisconsin. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.