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Watford City in McKenzie County, North Dakota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Walter H. Chaloner

 
 
Walter H. Chaloner Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 21, 2015
1. Walter H. Chaloner Marker
Inscription.
In memory of
Walter H. Chaloner
1918 – 1933

Near this spot,
this pioneer’s son failed
in an attempt to jump a
washout because of the
tie-down on his horse.
After five days of searching,
he was found alive pinned
under his horse.
He did not survive.

Fifty years in saddle

 
Location. 47° 35.944′ N, 103° 15.248′ W. Marker is in Watford City, North Dakota, in McKenzie County. Marker is on Theodore Roosevelt Expressway (U.S. 85), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is located across the road from the entrance to the north unit of Theodore Roosevelt National Park. Marker is in this post office area: Watford City ND 58854, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Longhorns (approx. 1.8 miles away); Badlands Panorama (approx. 2.1 miles away); Slump Formation (approx. 2.2 miles away); “Cannon Ball” Concretions (approx. 3.6 miles away); Long X Cattle Trail (approx. 4.2 miles away); North Dakota Badlands (approx. 4.3 miles away); Building From Hard Times (approx. 5.8 miles away); Bentonitic Clay (approx. 6.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Watford City.
 
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Walter H. Chaloner Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 21, 2015
2. Walter H. Chaloner Marker
Walter H. Chaloner Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 21, 2015
3. Walter H. Chaloner Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 21, 2015, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 219 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 21, 2015, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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