Oregon Trail Trek No. Eight: Lander Road
Boyack, A.R., Mrs.
Bishop, L.C. [Loren Clark]
Farlow, Jules, Sr.
Oregon Trail Trek No. Eight, led by L. C. Bishop and Albert Sims, covered 158 miles of the Oregon Trail from Burnt Ranch where it went into Idaho. Fifty Nine trekkers travelled the portion of the Oregon Trail known as the Lander Cut Off. Presentations were: 1) Burnt Ranch by Hazel N. Boyack; 2) Aspen Hut by Helen Henderson; 3) Lander Road by Joseph Bagley; 4) the Lamoreaux family by Jules Farlow, Sr., grandson of Jules Lamoreaux; 5) Commissary Ridge by Joe Bagley; and 6) Lander Trail at Smith's Fork, Salt River, and Idaho border by Lester Bagley. Map: Trek No. 8 - August 10, 1957 Gilberts Trading Post to Green River, Trek No. 8 -August 11, 1957 Green River to Smoking Creek [L.C. Bishop]. ALTERNATE SUBJECTS: South Pass (Wyo.); South Pass Stage Station (Wyo.); Green River (Wyo.); Salt River Range; Commissary Ridge (Wyo.); Gilbert's Station; Burnt Ranch; Continental Divide; Mormon Mail Station; Lander Cut Off Road; Lander Road; Y.X. Company; Aspen Hut (Wyo.); Fort Kearney - South Pass - Honey Lake Wagon Road; Central Division of the Fort Kearney (Nebraska), South Pass (Wyoming), and Honey Lake Wagon Road (California); Lander, F.W. [Fredrick West]; Magraw, William F.; Bagley, Joseph; Lamoreaux, Jules; Bishop, L.C. [Loren Clark]; Sims, Albert; Boyack, Hazel N.; Henderson, Helen. Photo: At Burnt Ranck, start of Trek No. 8 [George Christopulos]. Photo: At graves of Wm. Dunhan and I. M. Mead, near Old Piney Fort, Shirley Basin. [George Christopulos]. Photo: At marker on Lander Trail near Smoot. [George Christopulos]. Photo: At grave of Elizabeth Paul. [George Christopulos].
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Excerpted From: Annals of Wyoming 31:1:76-93
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