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Guernsey in Platte County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
 

Oregon Trail Memorial

 
 
Oregon Trail Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 2, 2015
1. Oregon Trail Memorial Marker
Inscription.  
Dedicated to the
pioneers of Wyoming
Register Cliff
acquired by the
State of Wyoming
through gift of the
Henry Frederick
family
1932

 
Topics. This historical marker memorial is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles. A significant historical year for this entry is 1932.
 
Location. 42° 14.876′ N, 104° 42.673′ W. Marker is in Guernsey, Wyoming, in Platte County. Marker can be reached from S Guernsey Road, on the left when traveling south. Marker is located in the Register Cliff State Historic Site. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Guernsey WY 82214, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Register Cliff (a few steps from this marker); Register Cliff State Historic Site (a few steps from this marker); Centre Star Station (approx. 0.3 miles away); North Platte River (approx. 1.1 miles away); Lock and Roll Down a Rocky Road (approx. 1.2 miles away); Oregon Trail Ruts (approx. 2 miles away); The US Army’s Role in Protecting the Oregon Trail is Best Described by the Soldiers
Oregon Trail Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 2, 2015
2. Oregon Trail Memorial Marker
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(approx. 2 miles away); Oregon Trail Ruts State Historic Site (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Guernsey.
 
Oregon Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 2, 2015
3. Oregon Trail Marker
Oregon Trail Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 2, 2015
4. Oregon Trail Memorial
Oregon Trail Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 2, 2015
5. Oregon Trail Memorial
Register Cliff image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 2, 2015
6. Register Cliff
Emigrants who passed this way as they traveled west on the Oregon Trail carved their names on the cliff behind the marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 9, 2015, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 276 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on August 9, 2015, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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