Lander Cut-Off at Sand Springs
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz
N 42° 37.571 W 109° 39.474
12T E 610054 N 4720177
Quick Description: A monument marking the location where US Highway 191 crosses the Lander-Cut-Off of the Oregon/California Trail
Location: Wyoming, United States
Date Posted: 3/29/2011 1:22:45 AM
Waymark Code: WMB32Q
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member muddawber
Views: 2

Long Description:
A monument erected at this site reads:

To all Pioneers who
passed this way to win
and hold the west

Route of Lander Cut-Off,
first government financed
road in Wyoming. Officially
called Ft. Kearney, South Pass
and Honey Lake Road. Built
in 1858 from Rocky Ridge
to Ft. Hall to provide shorter
route for emigrants

Erected by
Wyoming Historical Landmark Commission

Marker Name: None

Marker Type: Rural Roadside

Addtional Information:
Identical markers are erected at a number of points where the Lander Cut-Off crosses Wyoming highways.

Group Responsible for Placement: Wyoming Historical Landmark Commission

Date Dedicated: 1947

Marker Number: None

Web link(s) for additional information: [Web Link]

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