Oregon Trail Enters Wyoming - -US 26 at WY/NE border, nr Torrington WY
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz
N 42° 00.240 W 104° 03.244
13T E 578335 N 4650653
Quick Description: A short granite historic marker at the spot where the Oregon Trail entered Wyoming from Nebraska
Location: Wyoming, United States
Date Posted: 2/4/2014 3:54:20 PM
Waymark Code: WMK2VJ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
Views: 5

Long Description:
This small granite marker on the US 26 marks the entry point of the Oregon Trail into Wyoming from Nebraska.

The marker reads as follows:

"The Oregon Trail
Entered Wyoming
At this Point
1841

Erected by the Historical Landmark Commission
of Wyoming
1943"
Marker Name: Oregon Trail Enters Wyoming

Marker Type: Rural Roadside

Addtional Information:
US 26 east of Torrington WY at the WY/NE state line


Group Responsible for Placement: Wyoming Historical Landmark Commission

Date Dedicated: 1943

Marker Number: Not listed

Web link(s) for additional information: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
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