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Courthouse and Jail RocksMay 29, 1997

Name: Courthouse and Jail Rocks

Location: Bridgeport, Nebraska

Courthouse and Jail Rocks are two of the most famous landmarks of westward migration. Nearby pass the Oregon Trail, Mormon Trail, Pony Express Trail and the Sydney Deadwood Trail. Hundreds of pioneers mention these rocks in their diaries.