Overland Stage Trail - Trek No. One
Wyoming State Historical Society
Carley, Maurine (trek historian)
Bishop, L.C. [Loren Clark]
Pence, Mary Lou
Logan, W.J., Mrs., Sr.
Williams, Edith R.
Trek No. 11 of Emigrant Trail Treks led by L.C. Bishop, Albert Sims and Lyle Hildebrand, covered 127 miles of the Overland Stage Trail from Virginia Dale Stage Station, which is just in Colorado, to the North Platte Stage Station near Saratoga, Wyoming. Seventy five participants trekked in September 1960. Presentations were made: 1) Virginia Dale Stage Station on the Overland Route by Edith R. Williams; 2) More history of Virginia Dale by Mrs. W.J. Logand, Sr.; 3) Fort Sanders -- Sentinel of the Laramie Plains by Mary Lou Pence; 4) W.H. Lawrence Ranch by Amy Lawrence; 5) Short history of the Cooper Creek area by Mr. A.S. Gillespie; 6) History of Arlington by L.E. Dixon; 7) The Cherokee Pack Trail by Willing Richardson; 8) Medicine Bow Stage Station, now Elk Mountain Post Office by Willing Richardson; 9) Fort Halleck by Kleber Hadsell; and 10) Platte River Crossing by Leeland Grieve. ALTERNATE SUBJECTS: Trails--Overland--Rock Creek Crossing; Trails--Cherokee; Rocky Mountain Fur Company; Medicine Bow Stage Station (Wyo.); Virginia Dale Stage Station (Wyo.); Elk Mountain Trading Company Store; North Platte Stage Station (Wyo.); Cooper Creek Stage Station (Wyo.); Little Laramie Stage Station (Wyo.); Overland Stage Company; Hutton Ranch; Flag Ranch; Mandel Ranch; W.H. Lawrence Ranch; Cooper Cove Ranch; Historical Markers--Wyoming; Platte River Crossing; Fort Halleck (Wyo.); Fort Sanders (Wyo.); Military--Fifth Cavalry Brass Band; Military--Fourth Cavalry String Orchestra; Daughters of the American Revolution; Church; School; Road Agents; Wyoming State Historical Society; Wyoming State Historical Society--Albany County; Wyoming State Historical Society--Carbon County; Elk Mountain (Wyo.); Arlington, Wyoming; Gillespie, A.S.; Halleck, H.W., General; Bishop, L.C. [Loren Clark]; Sims, Albert; Hildebrand, Lyle; Carley, Maurine; Williams, Edith R.; Slade, Joseph A.; Slade, Jack; Spotswood, Robert; Taylor, William S.; Leach, S.C.; Mandel, Phillip; Lawrence, Amy; Photo: In Memoriam Loren Clark Bishop March 4, 1887 - February 20, 1961. Map: Emigrant Trail Trek No. 11 Sept. 17-18, 1960: map for Sept. 17th [L.C. Bishop, 1960]. Map: Emigrant Trail Trek No. 11 Sept. 17-18, 1960: map for Sept. 18th [L.C. Bishop, 1960]. Photo: Albert Sims [Pierre LaBonte, Jr.]
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