Mormon Pioneer Trail
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz
N 42° 50.148 W 106° 22.263
13T E 387950 N 4743492
This Wyoming Historical Marker is located in front of the Fort Caspar Museum at 4001 Ft Caspar Rd in Casper, Wyoming.
Waymark Code: WMFBEA
Location: Wyoming, United States
Date Posted: 09/24/2012
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member muddawber
Views: 4

The Mormon Pioneer Trail, from Nauvoo, Illinois to Salt Lake City was the primary route followed by members of the LDS Church as they escaped from persecution in the east. It was used from Brigham Young's first party of 247 pioneers in 1846 to the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad in 1868.
Marker Name: Mormon Pioneer Trail

Marker Type: Rural Roadside

Addtional Information:
Portions of this Trail were common to the California Trail, Oregon Trail, Pony Express Route, and Transcontinental Telegraph Trail.

Marker Number: None

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

Group Responsible for Placement: Not listed

Date Dedicated: Not listed

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