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Scotts Bluff National Monument: Nebraska's Ancient Giant of Pioneer Legend

Scotts Bluff National Monument: Nebraska's Ancient Giant of Pioneer LegendScotts Bluff National Monument, part legend, part fact, is one of those natural wonders in America's West that must be experienced to be appreciated.

Rising up more than 800 feet above western Nebraska's North Platte River, between 1841 and 1869 more than 350,000 pioneers and emigrants (some historians say as many as half a million) used this natural landmark as a guidepost along the Oregon, California and Mormon Trails to point them westward to their own personal promised land.
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