Nebraska Historical Marker: The Horse Creek Treaty - Map

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30624 U.S. 26, Morrill, Scottsbluff County, Nebraska View this marker's location 41.972523, -104.0095

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Marker Text

(Legend under map) Beyond the tree line about 2 3/4 miles in front of this marker, Horse Creek flows into the North Platte River. There the treaty was signed September 17, 1851. Officially known as The Fort Laramie Treaty of 1851, it is commonly called The Horse Creek Treaty.

Further Information


Burton S Hill, “The Great Indian Treaty Council of 1851,” Nebraska History 47 (1966): 85 -110

Marker program

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