• Chimney Rock was an important emigrant landmark in western Nebraska


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Three men stand in front of a log cabin at Fort Piney in Wyoming with mountains in background and pine trees.
Fort Piney near Afton, Wyoming was a supply stop for building the Lander Trail, a segment of the California National Historic Trail. Wayside exhibits can be found at many historic sites along the California National Historic Trail.

Exhibits: This webpage includes links to some of the wayside exhibits that can be found at a variety of places on the California National Historic Trail.

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Picture image of Farewell Bend on the Snake River along Interstate 84 west of Boise, Idaho.

Oregon bound emigrants bid "farewell" to the Snake River as they entered the Oregon Territory in the 1840s - 60s heading for the Columbia River. The site is managed today by Oregon State Parks. More...