• Scotts Bluff National Monument is located in western Nebraska, landmark for the Pony Express, Oregon, California and Mormon Pioneer national historic trails

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April 12, 2011
National Historic Trails Additions
The National Park Service (NPS) is seeking public comments concerning 64 historic routes that are being evaluated for possible addition to the existing Oregon, California, Pony Express, and Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trails.

Did You Know?

Fort Kearny was established to protect emigrant wagon trains on the Great Platte River Road of Nebraska.

For emigrants heading to the Oregon, California, & Utah Territories, the frayed eastern trail heads from the Missouri River all merged at Fort Kearny, Nebraska - their first stop to pick up supplies and make wagon repairs. More...