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Scottsbluff in Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Winters

Our Beloved Mother

 
 
Winters Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2015
1. Winters Marker
Inscription.
In memory of
Rebecca Burdick
wife of
Hiram Winters.
She died a faithful
Latter Day Saint,
Aug. 15, 1852,
Aged 50 Yrs.
While making that memorable journey across
the plains with her people to find a new home
in the far distant Salt Lake Valley, she gave her
life for her faith, her reward will be according
to her works.

This monument was
erected in 1902,
her centennial year by
her numerous descendants.

 
Location. 41° 50.593′ N, 103° 37.029′ W. Marker is in Scottsbluff, Nebraska, in Scotts Bluff County. Marker is at the intersection of S Beltline Hwy E and U.S. 26, on the right when traveling north on S Beltline Hwy E. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Scottsbluff NE 69361, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Road to Zion (here, next to this marker); A Grand & Splendid Formation (a few steps from this marker); Rebecca Winters (a few steps from this marker); Saddle Rock Trail (approx. 4.2 miles away); Eroding Landmark (approx. 4.2 miles away); The River Route
Winters Marker (Reverse Side) image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2015
2. Winters Marker (Reverse Side)
(approx. 4.2 miles away); Scotts Bluff (approx. 4.2 miles away); The Way West (approx. 4.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Scottsbluff.
 
More about this marker. An engraving of the Salt Lake Temple appears on the front of the marker.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesSettlements & Settlers
 
Winters Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2015
3. Winters Marker
The iron wagon tire seen by the marker was placed on the grave of Rebecca Winters when she died while on her journey to Salt Lake City. While most grave sites have been lost to history, this tire marker made her grave site known.
Winters Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2015
4. Winters Marker
Marker in Scottsbluff image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2015
5. Marker in Scottsbluff
Second Winters Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2015
6. Second Winters Marker
Daughter
of a soldier
of the
Revolution
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Placed by
Daughters of
American Revolution
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 15, 2015, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 215 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on September 15, 2015, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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