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

Oregon Trail

 
 
Oregon Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 9, 2016
1. Oregon Trail Marker
Inscription.  
At this point the Oregon Trail crossed.

 
Erected 1921 by Robt. Rice, V.P. & G.M.C.&S. Ry.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Oregon Trail series list.
 
Location. 42° 18.834′ N, 104° 53.346′ W. Marker is near Guernsey, Wyoming, in Platte County. Marker is at the intersection of Wendover Road and Cottonwood Road, on the right when traveling west on Wendover Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 635 Wendover Road, Guernsey WY 82214, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Firewood & Cool Water (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Oregon Trail (approx. 2˝ miles away); The Guernsey-Wendover Cutoff (approx. 5.2 miles away); Guernsey Tunnel No. 2 (approx. 5.2 miles away); Civilian Conservation Corps (approx. 5.2 miles away); "Million Dollar Biffy" (approx. 5.4 miles away);
Oregon Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 9, 2016
2. Oregon Trail Marker
The plaque is on the other side of this monument.
The Castle (approx. 5.4 miles away); a different marker also named The Oregon Trail (approx. 6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Guernsey.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 3, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 3, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 272 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 3, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.
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