Near Glenrock in Converse County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
In 1912 a new highway under construction was to have passed directly over Ada's grave. Her remains were moved thirty feet north to this spot. Wyoming's state engineer, Loren Clark Bishop, fashioned the headstone which now marks the final resting place of this pioneer child.
The Oregon Trail is about fifty feet south of this spot.
Erected 1987 by Oregon-California Trails Association.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers • Women. In addition, it is included in the Oregon Trail series list. A significant historical date for this entry is July 3, 1864.
Location. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Glenrock WY 82637, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Big Muddy Oil Field (approx. 1.3 miles away); Site of Brigham Young (BYX) Mail Station (approx. 4 miles away); Rock in the Glen (approx. 4.9 miles away); Ferdinand V. Hayden (approx. 5.4 miles away); Deer Creek Station (approx. 5.4 miles away); Alvah H. Unthank (approx. 9.7 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on April 20, 2018. It was originally submitted on January 5, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 851 times since then and 144 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 5, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.