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Wyoming Historical Markers
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Roadside historic markers are our windows to the past. They educate us, they make us curious to investigate, or they provide a nice excuse to take a break and stretch our legs while we read what happened here. This category is for those markers found in the state of Wyoming.
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Image for The US Army’s role in protecting the Oregon Trail is best described by the soldiers (1/3) -- OT Ruts State Historic Site nr Guernsey WYview gallery

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Wyoming Historical MarkersThe US Army’s role in protecting the Oregon Trail is best described by the soldiers (1/3) -- OT Ruts State Historic Site nr Guernsey WY

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A series of six brown historical markers next to each other along the trail from the parking lot to the trail ruts -- this is 4th of 6, and first of a set of three markers on the same subject.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 1/31/2014

last visited: 9/7/2018

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Wyoming Historical MarkersThe US Army’s role in protecting the Oregon Trail is best described by the soldiers (2/3)-- OT Ruts State Historic Site nr Guernsey WY

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A series of six brown historical markers next to each other along the trail from the parking lot to the trail ruts -- this is 5th of 6, and second of a set of three markers on the same subject.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 1/31/2014

last visited: 9/7/2018

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Wyoming Historical MarkersThe US Army’s role in protecting the Oregon Trail is best described by the soldiers (3/3) -- OT Ruts State Historic Site nr Guernsey WY

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A series of six brown historical markers next to each other along the trail from the parking lot to the trail ruts -- this is 6th of 6, and third of a set of three markers on the same subject.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 1/31/2014

last visited: 9/7/2018

Image for Old Army Bridge over the Platte River -- Ft Laramie NHS, nr Ft Laramie WYview gallery

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Wyoming Historical MarkersOld Army Bridge over the Platte River -- Ft Laramie NHS, nr Ft Laramie WY

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The state historic marker next to the old Army Bridge at the Fort Laramie National Historic Site near Firt Laramie WY

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 2/3/2014

last visited: 6/13/2014

Image for Rifle Pit Hill -- US 26 W of Guernsey WYview gallery

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Wyoming Historical MarkersRifle Pit Hill -- US 26 W of Guernsey WY

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The Wyoming historic marker about Rifle Pit Hill, which soldiers used to protect quarry workers and emigrants

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 2/5/2014

last visited: 9/7/2018

Image for Cold Spring campground -- US 26 W of Guernsey WYview gallery

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Wyoming Historical MarkersCold Spring campground -- US 26 W of Guernsey WY

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A small grey granite marker marks the Cold Springs campsite on the Oregon Trail in a pull-out on US Hwy 26. The modern Rifle Pit historic marker is in the same pullout nearby.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 2/5/2014

last visited: 9/7/2018

Image for Oregon Trail in Fort Laramie -- US 26, downtown Fort Laramie WYview gallery

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Wyoming Historical MarkersOregon Trail in Fort Laramie -- US 26, downtown Fort Laramie WY

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A 1926 official Oregon Trail medallion marker in downtown Fort Laramie, at the Visitor Information Center

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 2/5/2014

last visited: 8/7/2013

Image for Fort Laramie National Historic Site -- US 26 W of Ft. Laramie , WYview gallery

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Wyoming Historical MarkersFort Laramie National Historic Site -- US 26 W of Ft. Laramie , WY

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The state historic marker for the Fort Laramie National Historic site in a highway pull-out along US 26 west of Fort Laramie

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 2/13/2014

last visited: 8/8/2013

Image for Enough Water to Go Around?  -- US 26 rest area, E of Guernsey WYview gallery

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Wyoming Historical MarkersEnough Water to Go Around? -- US 26 rest area, E of Guernsey WY

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A large brown state historic marker at the US 26 rest area east of Guernsey WY

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 2/5/2014

last visited: 8/7/2013

Image for Lock and Roll Down a Rocky Road -- US 26 rest area E of Guernsey WYview gallery

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Wyoming Historical MarkersLock and Roll Down a Rocky Road -- US 26 rest area E of Guernsey WY

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A new historic marker at the Guernsey rest area on US 26 describes the trip over the Oregon Trail

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 2/5/2014

last visited: 8/7/2013

Image for Cheyenne-Black Hills Trail -- W of Ft Laramie WYview gallery

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Wyoming Historical MarkersCheyenne-Black Hills Trail -- W of Ft Laramie WY

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A granite roadside marker along US 26 west of Fort Laramie recalls the Cheyenne-Black Hills Wagon trail.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 2/3/2014

last visited: 8/12/2002

Image for Gene Howard, Cheyenne Botanic Gardens - Cheyenne, WYview gallery

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Wyoming Historical MarkersGene Howard, Cheyenne Botanic Gardens - Cheyenne, WY

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Gene Howard was a renowned horticulturalist who helped discover hundreds of plants suitable for high plains conditions.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Wyoming

date approved: 12/24/2014

last visited: never

Image for The Trails (Part I, II and III) - Cheyenne, WYview gallery

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Wyoming Historical MarkersThe Trails (Part I, II and III) - Cheyenne, WY

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A series of three historic markers that explain the various trails which lead to the settlement of Cheyenne and the area. They are located in a park near Frontier Days museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Wyoming

date approved: 12/14/2014

last visited: never

Image for Cheyenne Frontier Days (Part 1): The Cowboys & The Rodeoview gallery

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Wyoming Historical MarkersCheyenne Frontier Days (Part 1): The Cowboys & The Rodeo

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Historic marker in park near Frontier Days museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member bmon419

location: Wyoming

date approved: 6/16/2014

last visited: 8/13/2013

Image for Cheyenne Frontier Days (Part II): The Cowgirls - Cheyenne, WYview gallery

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Wyoming Historical MarkersCheyenne Frontier Days (Part II): The Cowgirls - Cheyenne, WY

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One of a series of historic marker in park near Frontier Days museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Wyoming

date approved: 12/15/2014

last visited: never

Image for Original Cheyenne Reservoir - Cheyenne, WYview gallery

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Wyoming Historical MarkersOriginal Cheyenne Reservoir - Cheyenne, WY

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This plaque denotes the history of the original Cheyenne Reservoir.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Wyoming

date approved: 12/31/2014

last visited: never

Image for Aviation in Cheyenne (1920-1930s)view gallery

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Wyoming Historical MarkersAviation in Cheyenne (1920-1930s)

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Historic Marker at the Cheyenne Airport describing aviation history, starting in the 1920s.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member bmon419

location: Wyoming

date approved: 6/16/2014

last visited: 5/4/2021

Image for First Transcontinental Airmail Route -Cheyenne Wyomingview gallery

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Wyoming Historical MarkersFirst Transcontinental Airmail Route -Cheyenne Wyoming

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This marker is outside Cheyenne airport and describes the First Transcontinental Airmail Route.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Geojeepsters

location: Wyoming

date approved: 6/11/2011

last visited: 5/4/2021

Image for The Military 1867-1949 1867-1890 and 1949 to Present - Cheyenne, WYview gallery

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Wyoming Historical MarkersThe Military 1867-1949 1867-1890 and 1949 to Present - Cheyenne, WY

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This series of three historic signs details the military history of what is now nearby Warren AFB.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Wyoming

date approved: 1/24/2014

last visited: never

Image for Buffalo Soldiers - Cheyenne, WYview gallery

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Wyoming Historical MarkersBuffalo Soldiers - Cheyenne, WY

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This plaque explores the history of the 'Buffalo Soldiers' of which is the topic of the sculpture.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Wyoming

date approved: 1/24/2014

last visited: 6/1/2015

Image for 1st Lieutenant Vernon J. Baker - Cheyenne, WYview gallery

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Wyoming Historical Markers1st Lieutenant Vernon J. Baker - Cheyenne, WY

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1st Lt. Vernon J. Baker was a Congressional Medal of Honor recipient from WWII and the last 'Buffalo Soldier' to be so honored.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Wyoming

date approved: 1/24/2014

last visited: never

Image for Site of Cheyenne's Carnegie Public Library - 1901-1966 - Cheyenne, WYview gallery

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Wyoming Historical MarkersSite of Cheyenne's Carnegie Public Library - 1901-1966 - Cheyenne, WY

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Andrew Carnegie was the bane of organized labor and the philanthropist of century.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Wyoming

date approved: 12/31/2014

last visited: 7/2/2021

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Wyoming Historical MarkersCamp Carlin

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At one time, the second largest quartermaster depot in the U.S.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member muddawber

location: Wyoming

date approved: 6/5/2009

last visited: 5/4/2021

Image for Big Boy 4004, Holliday Park - Cheyenne, WYview gallery

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Wyoming Historical MarkersBig Boy 4004, Holliday Park - Cheyenne, WY

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Big Boy can be found in Cheyenne's Holliday Park. It is 132 feet long and weighs 1.2 million pounds. Because of its enormous length, the frame is articulated to allow it to negotiate curves.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Wyoming

date approved: 1/7/2015

last visited: 6/27/2009

Image for St. Mark's Episcopal Church - Cheyenne, WYview gallery

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Wyoming Historical MarkersSt. Mark's Episcopal Church - Cheyenne, WY

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This parish was organized when Cheyenne was still a winter train camp in 1868.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Wyoming

date approved: 12/27/2014

last visited: never

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