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Chimney Rock National Historic Site

   

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Chimney Rock

   
 

   
 

Chimney Rock, located in western Nebraska, is a 300 foot geological formation that rises above the North Platte River valley. It looks like a giant rock that has a chimney attached to the top of it. It was an important landmarks to westward travelers along the Oregon, California, and Mormon Trails. Chimney Rock has been designated a National Historic Site. It is honored on the back of the Nebraska state quarter, as well as on its license plate.

   
 

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Oregon Trail

Westward Expansion/Emigrant Trails

Chimney Rock was an important landmark for travelers along the Oregon, California, and Mormon Trails. Take a tour of all of these trails by clicking above.

   
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Nebraska Interactive Map and Activities Page

Here, students can learn all about Nebraska’s cities, landmarks, and landforms, simply by clicking on the map. Lots of interactive activities and printouts as well. Perfect for reports or research projects.

   
   
 

 

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