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

Centre Star Station

 
 
Centre Star Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 23, 2014
1. Centre Star Station Marker
Inscription. Vertical on the stake
XP / Centre Star / Station Site/ Pony Express / Trail 1860 - 1861
Small plaque mounted on the stake
Dedicated 2004
AKA Ward’s Station
Nine Mile House - Sand Point - Adolph’s
Sponsored by: Jim Stretesky - Frederick Family - Rob and Gail Collins Families
Pony Express Trail Association - Joe Nardone, Historian

 
Erected by Pony Express Trail Association.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Pony Express National Historic Trail marker series.
 
Location. 42° 14.817′ N, 104° 43.033′ W. Marker is near Guernsey, Wyoming, in Platte County. Marker is on unnamed road near South Guernsey Road, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Guernsey WY 82214, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Register Cliff State Historic Site (approx. 0.3 miles away); Register Cliff (approx. 0.3 miles away); Oregon Trail Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); North Platte River (approx. 1.4 miles away); Lock and Roll Down a Rocky Road
Centre Star Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 23, 2014
2. Centre Star Station Marker
(approx. 1.4 miles away); Oregon Trail Ruts (approx. 1.7 miles away); The US Army’s Role in Protecting the Oregon Trail is Best Described by the Soldiers (approx. 1.7 miles away); Oregon Trail Ruts State Historic Site (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Guernsey.
 
More about this marker. This marker is located on the Register Cliffs State Historic Site entrance road.
 
Also see . . .  Chapter Five: Division Two: Stations between Fort Kearny and Horseshoe Creek - Pony Express Histro. See Wyoming, No. 57. (Submitted on December 21, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.) 
 
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Centre Star Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 23, 2014
3. Centre Star Station Marker
The monument on the left reads:
Pony Express Station
1860 - 1861
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 21, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 253 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 21, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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