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Near Lusk in Niobrara County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
 

Texas Trail - 1866 - 1897

Texas to Montana 1876 to 1897

 
 
Texas Trail - 1866 - 1897 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 7, 2016
1. Texas Trail - 1866 - 1897 Marker
Inscription.
Along this trail passed herds of cattle from distant Texas to replace in Wyoming and Montana the fast vanishing buffalo and build civilization on the northwestern plains

 
Erected 1940 by Historical Landmarks Commission of Wyoming.
 
Location. 42° 44.808′ N, 104° 23.298′ W. Marker is near Lusk, Wyoming, in Niobrara County. Marker is on U.S. 20 at milepost 45 near Leimser Road, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4550 U.S. Hghway 20, Lusk WY 82225, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Monuments to Wyoming History (a few steps from this marker); Redwood Water Tank (approx. 3 miles away); a different marker also named Redwood Water Tank (approx. 3 miles away); Oldest Building in Lusk (approx. 3.4 miles away); Breaks in the Prairie (approx. 4.7 miles away); Lusk Rest Area (approx. 4.8 miles away); Cheyenne-Deadwood Trail (approx. 4.8 miles away); George Lathrop (approx. 4.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lusk.
 
More about this marker. The Texas Trail Monument is about 3 1/2 miles east of Lusk.
 
Categories. AgricultureAnimalsRoads & Vehicles
 
Texas Trail - 1866 - 1897 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 7, 2016
2. Texas Trail - 1866 - 1897 Marker
Texas Trail - 1866 - 1897 Marker (detail) image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 7, 2016
3. Texas Trail - 1866 - 1897 Marker (detail)
Texas Trail Monument image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 7, 2016
4. Texas Trail Monument
Plaque on the base of the Texas Trail Monument image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 7, 2016
5. Plaque on the base of the Texas Trail Monument
Sponsored by Lusk Lions Club, Wyo. Stock Growers Assn., and Stockmen of Eastern Wyo.
Plaque by Bill Harwood
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 3, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 29, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 142 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 29, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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