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Hastings Cutoff / Central Overland Trail – Deadman’s Cave

“Two miles farther on, we arrived at the foot of the mountain. … In this vicinity stood an immense, isolated rock under which was a cave, and those going into it found a human skeleton.”
– Heinrich Lienhard, August 9, 1846

“This morning … we passed a high mountain in which was a large cave. Some of them rode their horses into it.”
– Clara Downes, July 9, 1860

2017 – Utah Crossroads Chapter – OCTA – COTU-2A / HU-5A

Location: N 40.72184 W 112.15550