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Near Trenton in Hitchcock County, Nebraska — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Old Texas Ogallala Trail

1869 - 1885

 
 
Old Texas Ogallala Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 21, 2014
1. Old Texas Ogallala Trail Marker
Inscription.  
In memory of the cattlemen who drove their herds from Texas to Ogallala Nebr and the northern ranges.

 
Erected 1934 by Nebraska State Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceRoads & Vehicles.
 
Location. 40° 10.7′ N, 101° 2.131′ W. Marker is near Trenton, Nebraska, in Hitchcock County. Marker is on State Highway 34 near County Route 363, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Trenton NE 69044, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Massacre Canyon (approx. 4.3 miles away); The Leavenworth and Pike’s Peak Express (approx. 10.8 miles away); Culbertson (approx. 11.1 miles away); Prisoners of War in Hitchcock County (approx. 12˝ miles away).
 
More about this marker. This marker is about a mile west of the intersection of US 34 and SR 25.
 
Old Texas Ogallala Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 21, 2014
2. Old Texas Ogallala Trail Marker
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Credits. This page was last revised on November 5, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 4, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 351 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 4, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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