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At the base of Deep Rut Hill and across the modern highway, perched above the Platte River,The Grave of Lucinda Rawlins is the improved gravesite of Lucindy Rollins. Rollins, who it is believed started her journey from Dayton, Ohio, died here in June of 1849. She was probably heading for California. Her cause of death is unknown.

The existing obelisk was erected in 1934 by the Historical Landmark Commission of Wyoming and "dedicated to the pioneer women of Wyoming." The original headstone was placed behind glass in a niche in the obelisk. Unfortunately, many years ago, the monument was vandalized and the headstone removed. (It was supposedly thrown into the river.)

National Park Service Comprehensive Management Plan
Vandalism continues to threaten this site. The site is not listed on the National Register.

OwnershipPlaque located on headstone
Public (Wyoming National Guard)

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Goshen County, Wyoming. T26N/R66W
 Located across from Deep Rut Hill. Clearly visible on the crest of  the   opposite hill upon leaving the parking lot.

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