Register Cliff Historic Site Maps

Guernsey, WY

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Register Cliff Historic Site Description

Register Cliff State Historic Site (RCSHS) represents one of the best “trail registers in the desert.” Countless emigrants inscribed their names, dates, places of origin and messages into the soft sandstone cliffs. During the peak of the westward movement of the 1840’s and 1850’s, Register Cliff was an important landmark along the California, Oregon and Mormon trails. Situated a day’s travel west of Fort Laramie, the Register Cliff area was an important stopover and resting area for weary travelers to set up camp, to rest, and to pasture their animals. With the completion of the transcontinent

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