• Chimney Rock was an important emigrant landmark in western Nebraska

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NPS Newsletter

National Historic Trail Newsletters Cover:
Interpretation, Preservation, Certification, Trail Development, & Sign Projects - For Protection, Development, and Promotion of the Trail

 
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Summer 2013 - In this issue: New exhibit projects installed in California and Wyoming, updates on the Four Trails Feasibility study, and Alcove Spring Park development concept plan charette.

 
OCTA newsletter snapshot cover

Spring 2013: In this issue: Exhibit projects in California, Wyoming, and Missouri, updates on the Four Trails Feasibility study, national register nominations, and new sign plan standards and tools on the website.

 
OCTA-aug2012

Summer 2012: In this issue: Exhibit projects in California, Wyoming, and Missouri, updates on the Four Trails Feasibility study, highway sign updates, and sign plans.

 
OCTA_march2012

Spring 2012: In this issue: Exhibit projects in Missouri and Wyoming, new black emigrant study finalized, updates on the Four Trails Feasibility study, highway sign updates, and sign plans.

 
OCTA-aug2011

Summer 2011 - In this issue: New exhibit projects in Nebraska, California and Utah, updates on the Four Trails Feasibility study, highway sign updates, and new and retiring staff.

 
spring newsletter 2011

Spring 2011 - In this issue: New staff, public scoping meetings, and exhibit, research, & highway sign project updates.

Did You Know?

Photo image of a circa 1800s Union Pacific Railroad engine.

It is estimated that between 350,000 and 500,000 people emigrated to the west between the 1840s and 1870s. They came by ox drawn wagons, on foot, & pulling hand carts until the Union Pacific and Central Pacific Railroads completed a rail line in May of 1869 at Promotory Point in Northern Utah. More...