Continuing on past Ash Hollow one drives by Chimney Rock and Scotts Bluff. Here there are museums dedicated to the
The last stop in the Great Plains section of the Oregon Trail is
The history of
Indian and emigrant relations were good for the most part during the time frame of the
Unfortunately a great tragedy occurred in
Just as the historical archives record more tragedy then positives, so does the landscape. The Grattan Massacre site is marked by the
“No One is Home” monuments are also common. The majority of signs at the fort are dedicated to the army. Some places have markers discussing the overland trails. Other monuments are dedicated to army wives and teamsters. One information sign, Fort Laramie and the Western Movement, prides
Thus ends the study area of the Great Plains of the Oregon Trail. It was a long journey and one Catholicgauze is glad to have done.