Certified Sites on the Mormon Pioneer NHT
The owners and managers of these historic sites and interpretive centers are certified partners with the National Park Service on the Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail.
(updated August 6, 2013)
Montrose Landing, Main St. and Water St., Montrose
Western Historic Trails Center, 3434 Richard Downing Ave., Council Bluffs
National Frontier Trails Museum, 318 W. Pacific Ave., Independence
Great Platte River Road Archway Monument, astride Interstate 80, 2 miles east of Kearney
Did You Know?
The Martin Handcart Company of 1856 was caught in a late October snow storm at this location. Rescue wagons from Salt Lake City brought food and clothing. The company continued its trek to a temporary refuge at the cove, but some 150 emigrants died in the freezing cold and blizzard conditions. More...