• 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?

Visitors at Alcove Spring along the Blue River in Northeastern Kansas.

Emigrants often camped for days at Alcove Spring in Northeastern Kansas as they waited for Spring floods to subside. The location was very peacful and had good water and grass for livestock. The ill-fated Donner & Reed wagon train had their first casualty here in 1846 when Sarah Keys died. More...