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Gering in Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Scott's Bluff Pony Express Station

 
 
Scott's Bluff Pony Express Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 22, 2014
1. Scott's Bluff Pony Express Station Marker
Inscription.  The Pony Express passed here 1860-1861. Scott’s Bluff station was located 2 1/2 miles northwest of Mitchell pass, near the site of the later Fort Mitchell. There were others stations at Courthouse Rock, Chimney Rock, Ficklin’s Springs, and Horse Creek.
 
Erected by National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: CommunicationsRoads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Pony Express National Historic Trail 🐎 series list.
 
Location. 41° 49.701′ N, 103° 42.432′ W. Marker is in Gering, Nebraska, in Scotts Bluff County. Marker can be reached from Old Oregon Trail Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 190276 Old Oregon Trail Road, Gering NE 69341, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Choices (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); A Transportation Corridor (approx. 0.2 miles away); History Lives on in Art (approx. 0.4 miles away); Assistance on the Trail
Scott's Bluff Pony Express Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 22, 2014
2. Scott's Bluff Pony Express Station Marker
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(approx. 0.4 miles away); Oregon Trail (approx. 0.4 miles away); A Landscape Changed Forever (approx. 0.6 miles away); Before the Wagons (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Many Faces of the Trail (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gering.
 
More about this marker. This marker is located near the Scott's Bluff Visitors Center.
 
Scott's Bluff Pony Express Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 22, 2014
3. Scott's Bluff Pony Express Station Marker
Scott's Bluff image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 22, 2014
4. Scott's Bluff
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 7, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 6, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 423 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 6, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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