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 first train of Mormon wagons ferried across the Mississippi on February 4, 1846, and then camped for nearly a month at nearby Sugar Creek while waiting for Young to conclude business at Nauvoo. During the wait, temperatures dropped further and the river froze over. More...