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Near Bayard in Morrill County, Nebraska — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Chimney Rock Station

 
 
Chimney Rock Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 22, 2014
1. Chimney Rock Station Marker
Inscription.
Seal of the National Pony Express Centennial Association

Chimney Rock Station on the route of the Pony Express, was located near here between Chimney Rock and the North Platte River. This was an important Pony Express stop between stations at Court House Rock and Ficklins Springs.
 
Erected by City of Bayard.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Oregon Trail, and the Pony Express National Historic Trail marker series.
 
Location. 41° 43.219′ N, 103° 20.314′ W. Marker is near Bayard, Nebraska, in Morrill County. Marker is on State Highway 92 near County Route 73, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bayard NE 69334, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Chimney Rock (a few steps from this marker); The Oregon Trail (a few steps from this marker); The Innocent Assassins (approx. 1.3 miles away); Chimney Rock Cemetery (approx. 1.5 miles away); Mary Murray Murdoch (approx. 1.5 miles away); Camp Clarke Bridge and Sidney-Black Hills Trail (approx. 9.4 miles away); Ficklin Springs Pony Express Station (approx. 11.1 miles away).
 
Categories. CommunicationsRoads & Vehicles
 
Chimney Rock Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 22, 2014
2. Chimney Rock Station Marker
Chimney Rock from the Chimney Rock Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 22, 2014
3. Chimney Rock from the Chimney Rock Station Marker
Chimney Rock Station stake image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 22, 2014
4. Chimney Rock Station stake
XP / Chimney Rock / Station Site / Pony Express / Trail 1860 : 1861
Dedicated 2004
Site located: 1,187 feet west - 1,075 feet south
Sponsored by : Joe & Lois Fairfleld - Jim Stretesky
State of Nebraska
Pony Express Trail Association - Joe Nardone, Historian
Oregon Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 22, 2014
5. Oregon Trail Marker
Oregon
Trail

Marked by
the State of
Nebraska
1912
Chimney Rock
S 56 56 W. 9041 FT.
Chimney Rock Station Markers image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 22, 2014
6. Chimney Rock Station Markers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 6, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 237 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on December 6, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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