Many emigrants journals and diaries from the 1840s to 1860s mention experiences such as; “nooning,” camping for the night, crossing over, or burying a loved one on the banks of Rawhide Creek. Of these experiences, death and disease were . . . — — Map (db m79704) HM
Over this trail, from distant Texas, passed the greatest migration of men and cattle in the history of America.
(second plaque at the base:)
of the pioneer cattlemen who passed this way on the Old Texas Trail . . . — — Map (db m98349) HM
Sioux Indians massacred
29 Soldiers with their
Brevet 2nd Lt. L. Grattan,
on Aug. 19, 1854. Site is
½ mile north-west.
An Indian killed a cow from a Mormon caravan. The detachment of soldiers was sent to receive . . . — — Map (db m79706) HM