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Scottsbluff



Introduction of Scottsbluff
City in W Nebraska, on the North Platte River, 20mi E of the Wyoming border. It is named for a nearbybutte, a land mark on the Mormon and Oregon trails.Robert Stuart, courier from John Jacob Astor's furtradingpost in Oregon, was among the first Europeansto see it. Fort Mitchell was established here in1864 as an outpost for Fort Laramie. It is the site ofthe Oregon Trail Museum.City in W Nebraska, on the North Platte River, 20mi E of the Wyoming border. It is named for a nearbybutte, a land mark on the Mormon and Oregon trails.Robert Stuart, courier from John Jacob Astor's furtradingpost in Oregon, was among the first Europeansto see it. Fort Mitchell was established here in1864 as an outpost for Fort Laramie. It is the site ofthe Oregon Trail Museum.

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