Scottsbluff in Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Hiram Scott, employee of the Rocky Mountain Fur Company, died in the vicinity of this bluff in 1828. After being deserted by his companions near the junction of the Laramie and North Platte Rivers.
U. S. Department of the Interior National Park Service
Erected by National Park Service.
Location. 41° 50.297′ N, 103° 41.941′ W. Marker is in Scottsbluff, Nebraska, in Scotts Bluff County. Marker can be reached from Old Oregon Trail, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is located in Scotts Bluff National Monument, on the North Overlook Trail at the summit of the bluff. Marker is in this post office area: Scottsbluff NE 69361, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Eroding Landmark (within shouting distance of this marker); Saddle Rock Trail (within shouting distance of this marker); The Way West (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); The River Route (about 600 feet away); Remnant Highlands (approx. 0.2 miles away); Scotts Bluff (approx. ¼ mile away); Pony Express (approx. ¼ mile away); The Overland Experience (approx. ¼ mile away).
Also see . . . Hiram Scott and the Tragedy at Scotts Bluff. (Submitted on August 6, 2015, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 6, 2015, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 202 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 6, 2015, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.