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Kearney in Buffalo County, Nebraska — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Old Oregon Trail

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2012
1. Old Oregon Trail Monument
Inscription.

The first stone erected
in Nebraska to mark the
Old Oregon Trail
1811 - 1869
Dedicated by
Fort Kearney Chapter
Daughter of the
American Revolution
Kearney Nebraska
February 14, 1910.

 
Erected 1910 by Fort Kearney Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the Oregon Trail marker series.
 
Location. 40° 41.68′ N, 99° 4.882′ W. Marker is in Kearney, Nebraska, in Buffalo County. Marker is at the intersection of Central Avenue and Railroad Street, on the right when traveling north on Central Avenue. Touch for map. Monument is in the park immediately south of the railroad right of way. Marker is in this post office area: Kearney NE 68847, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Kearney: From the Beginning (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of Bauer Drug (about 400 feet away); Empress Theatre (approx. mile away); Kearney Civil War and Spanish-American War Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); University of Nebraska at Kearney
Old Oregon Trail Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2012
2. Old Oregon Trail Monument
(approx. mile away); Historic Kearney (approx. 0.8 miles away); Good Samaritan Air Crew (approx. 0.8 miles away); Dr. Paul Ambrose (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kearney.
 
Also see . . .
1. Oregon National Historic Trail. (Submitted on August 27, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Oregon-California Trails Association. (Submitted on August 27, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 27, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 606 times since then and 60 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 27, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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