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Columbus in Platte County, Nebraska — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

North Branch, Oregon Trail

 
 
North Branch, Oregon Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 18, 2012
1. North Branch, Oregon Trail Marker
Inscription.  

Gratefully dedicated to
early pioneers

 
Erected 1927 by Platte Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the Oregon Trail series lists.
 
Location. 41° 25.363′ N, 97° 22.122′ W. Marker is in Columbus, Nebraska, in Platte County. Marker is on 33rd Avenue (U.S. 30/81) near 7th Street, on the right when traveling south. Marker is at the Quincentenary Belltower at Pawnee Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Columbus NE 68601, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Columbus Quincentenary Belltower (a few steps from this marker); United Methodist Church Bell (a few steps from this marker); St. Michael's Catholic Church Bell (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named United Methodist Church Bell (a few steps from this marker); Sacred Heart Catholic Church Bell
North Branch, Oregon Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 18, 2012
2. North Branch, Oregon Trail Marker
(a few steps from this marker); St. Mary's Catholic Church Bell (a few steps from this marker); St. Bernard Catholic Church Bell (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named St. Bernard Catholic Church Bell (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbus.
 
Also see . . .
1. Oregon National Historic Trail. (Submitted on March 3, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Oregon-California Trails Association. (Submitted on March 3, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
North Branch, Oregon Trail Pioneer Statue image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 18, 2012
3. North Branch, Oregon Trail Pioneer Statue
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 3, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 565 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 3, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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