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Fremont in Dodge County, Nebraska — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Overland Emigrant Trails

 
 
Overland Emigrant Trails Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 17, 2012
1. Overland Emigrant Trails Marker
Inscription.  

This boulder marks the
Overland Emigrant Trails
through Fremont to
Oregon, California, Utah
and Colorado

Erected Setp. 23, 1912

 
Erected 1912 by Lewis-Clark Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: CommunicationsExplorationRoads & VehiclesSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list.
 
Location. 41° 26.15′ N, 96° 29.689′ W. Marker is in Fremont, Nebraska, in Dodge County. Marker is at the intersection of Military Avenue and D Street, on the left when traveling east on Military Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fremont NE 68025, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Union Depot (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fremont's First City-Owned Parking Lot (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dodge County Veterans Memorial
Overland Emigrant Trails Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 17, 2012
2. Overland Emigrant Trails Marker
Looking NE across D Street
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Mormon Pioneer Trail (approx. ¼ mile away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Fremont and Dodge County History. (Submitted on August 19, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Oregon National Historic Trail. (Submitted on August 19, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. California National Historic Trail. (Submitted on August 19, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail. (Submitted on August 19, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 19, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 489 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 19, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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