An Oregon Trail Burial - Quintina Snoderly
Grave of Quintina Snoderly Location: From Interstate 25, take exit 182 north. Travel north on Highway 256 for approximately 3.2 miles to Country Road 702 (Geary Dome Road) and turn east (right). Proceed to the fork in road, approximately 2.5 miles, and bear left, remaining on Country Road 702 for approximately 2.3 miles. Turn right (south); proceed through gate for 0.10 mile. Quintina Snoderly's grave lies to the east, (on the left) on top of the hill, just beyond owners, the body of Quintina Snoderly was reburied here in 1987 by members of the Oregon-California Trails Association (OCTA). The grave site is enclosed by a wooden fence and marked by a plaque identifying the grave as that of an Oregon Trail traveler.

WagonHistory: Quintina Snoderly died June 25, 1852 in a river crossing accident. The discovery of this burial dispelled some popular opinions that Oregon Trail burials were casual, quick and shallow. This was in no way the case of Quintina Snoderly.