On June 23, 1850, twenty-eight-year-old Amanda Lamme, a California-bound emigrant, died of cholera and was buried near here in what is now private pastureland. She was the wife of M.J. Lamme of Boone County, Missouri, and mother of three . . . — — Map (db m180821) HM
Bridgeport, founded in 1900 as a station by the Burlington Railroad, celebrated its centennial in 2000. The town is located on or near many historic trails of the West, including the Oregon, California Mormon, Pony Express, and Sidney-Black Hills . . . — — Map (db m79389) HM
Just north of here the Camp Clarke bridge crossed the North Platte River. The bridge was built in the spring of 1876 by entrepreneur Henry T. Clarke to improve the trail from the Union Pacific Railroad at Sidney, Nebraska, to the gold mining towns . . . — — Map (db m79422) HM
Courthouse and Jail Rocks are two of the most famous landmarks of western migration. Nearby passed the Oregon-California Trail, the Mormon Trail, the Pony Express Trail, and the Sidney-Deadwood Trail. The rocks were vanguards of unforgettable scenic . . . — — Map (db m79391) HM
Old Oregon Trail, 1750 feet south, 1850-1869.
The Old Pony Express Route 6 mi south, 1860-1861.
The First Transcontinental Telegraph Line
passed 6 miles south, 1861-1870.
Old Deadwood Trail, 4 mi. west, 1874-1886.
Old Mormon Road, 1 mi. . . . — — Map (db m182056) HM
Court House Rock was first noticed by explorer Robert Stuart in 1812 and quickly became one of the guiding landmarks for fur traders and emigrants traveling to the California, Oregon and Utah Territories. It is a massive monolith of Brule Clay and . . . — — Map (db m79388) HM
Brigham Young and his company of Mormon Pioneers camped about 1,000 feet west of this point May 24, 1847. They were enroute from Nauvoo, Illinois and Winter Quarters, Nebraska to the Valley of the Great Salt Lake, which they reached July 24, 1847. . . . — — Map (db m79387) HM
Mud Springs, so-named for its seeps of water, was an oasis on the dry plateau between Lodgepole Creek and the North Platte River. Overland travelers began using the springs in the late 1850s when a cutoff was laid out from Old Julesburg to . . . — — Map (db m169811) HM
A station on the Pony Express Route, 1860 - 1861. A station on the First Transcontinental Telegraph Line, and on the Overland Stage Route. Battle between Sioux Indians and U.S. Troops Feb. 6-7, 1865.
This site had been given to the State of . . . — — Map (db m169812) HM