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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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Wyoming Historical MarkersMt. Sinai Congregation - Cheyenne, WY

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This marker discusses the Jewish experience in Wyoming.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Wyoming

date approved: 12/26/2014

last visited: 4/10/2015

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Wyoming Historical MarkersCattle Barons and Business Giants 1860s to 1920s - Cheyenne, WY

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This marker discusses the influence of early businessmen to the growth of Cheyenne and Wyoming.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Wyoming

date approved: 12/24/2014

last visited: never

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Wyoming Historical Markers1974 Downtown National Historic District - Cheyenne, WY

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This is one of many historical markers located in the capital city.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Wyoming

date approved: 8/27/2014

last visited: 9/7/2018

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Wyoming Historical MarkersTom Horn, "Killing men is my speciality" - Cheyenne, WY

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This well-appointed building was the site of Tom Horn's famous/infamous "confession" of the murder of Willie Nickell.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Wyoming

date approved: 12/26/2014

last visited: never

Image for Cheyenne's Street Railway / The Trolleys - Cheyenne, WYview gallery

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Wyoming Historical MarkersCheyenne's Street Railway / The Trolleys - Cheyenne, WY

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This is one of many historical markers located in the capital city.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Wyoming

date approved: 8/27/2014

last visited: 9/7/2018

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Wyoming Historical MarkersThe Lincoln Highway

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A dual-sided City of Cheyenne historical marker stands at the northwest corner of West Lincolnway and Carey Avenue, providing an overview of the highway's origins on one side, and on the reverse, background about its route through Wyoming.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Wyoming

date approved: 11/2/2015

last visited: 9/7/2018

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Wyoming Historical MarkersUnion Pacific Railway (Parts 1 & 2) - Cheyenne, WY

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Cheyenne, WY figures prominently in the developement of the Transcontinental Railway.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: Wyoming

date approved: 6/25/2010

last visited: 5/16/2019

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Wyoming Historical MarkersThe Burlington Routes - Cheyenne, WY

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This is one of many historical markers located in the capital city.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Wyoming

date approved: 8/27/2014

last visited: 9/7/2018

Image for Tivoli Building - Cheyenne, WYview gallery

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Wyoming Historical MarkersTivoli Building - Cheyenne, WY

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The Tivoli Building was constructed in 1892 and originally housed a saloon.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Wyoming

date approved: 12/28/2014

last visited: 11/29/2010

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Wyoming Historical MarkersOregon Trail Enters Wyoming - -US 26 at WY/NE border, nr Torrington WY

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A short granite historic marker at the spot where the Oregon Trail entered Wyoming from Nebraska

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 2/5/2014

last visited: 8/7/2013

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Wyoming Historical MarkersRanching from the High Point - Laramie, WY

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This is one of a few markers at the I-80 rest area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Wyoming

date approved: 8/27/2014

last visited: 7/7/2017

Image for Gateway to the Rockies - Laramie, WYview gallery

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Wyoming Historical MarkersGateway to the Rockies - Laramie, WY

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This is one of a few markers at the I-80 rest area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Wyoming

date approved: 8/27/2014

last visited: 7/6/2017

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Wyoming Historical MarkersTelephone Canyon - Laramie, WY

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This is one of a few markers at the I-80 rest area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Wyoming

date approved: 8/27/2014

last visited: 11/11/2017

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Wyoming Historical MarkersHenry Bourne Joy and the Lincoln Highway - Laramie, WY

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This marker honors the first president of the Lincoln Highway Association.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member NevaP

location: Wyoming

date approved: 6/7/2007

last visited: 3/22/2022

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Wyoming Historical MarkersThe Purple Heart Trail - Laramie, WY

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A plaque about the Purple Heart Trail at it's highest point in the United States.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Wyoming

date approved: 3/24/2016

last visited: 5/15/2018

Image for The Gangplank -- I-80 Frontage Road, Buford WYview gallery

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Wyoming Historical MarkersThe Gangplank -- I-80 Frontage Road, Buford WY

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A Wyoming historical marker along the I-80 in Buford WY

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 2/22/2018

last visited: 1/12/2022

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Wyoming Historical MarkersWyoming History, Roads and Environment, Southeast Wyoming Welcome Center - Wyoming

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A series of historic plaques located on the walkway around the Southeast Wyoming Welcome Center. Since these plaques follow a central Wyoming these, I am posting them as one Waymark.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Wyoming

date approved: 1/7/2015

last visited: never

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Wyoming Historical MarkersLaramie -- Laramie WY

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This Wyoming historical marker at the former Union Pacific Depot explains how the city of Laramie earned its name

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 2/21/2018

last visited: 6/27/2009

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Wyoming Historical MarkersSherman Mountains

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This marker tells about the geology of the nearby mountains.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member NevaP

location: Wyoming

date approved: 6/7/2007

last visited: 9/29/2016

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Wyoming Historical MarkersLonetree on the Laramie Range

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In median of I-80 near Buford.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Wyoming

date approved: 1/28/2015

last visited: 11/11/2017

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Wyoming Historical MarkersTree Rock

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This marker stands by a tree that has fascinated travelers for the past 140 years.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member NevaP

location: Wyoming

date approved: 6/7/2007

last visited: 9/29/2016

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Wyoming Historical MarkersFort Sanders - Laramie, WY

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Ft. Sanders protected travelers along the emigrant trails from 1866 to 1882 as well as crews for the construction of the Union Pacific Railroad.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member IJAdventures

location: Wyoming

date approved: 1/24/2014

last visited: 5/6/2021

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Wyoming Historical MarkersAmes Monument Historical Plaque

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This attractive plaque stands by the massive Ames monument.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member NevaP

location: Wyoming

date approved: 6/7/2007

last visited: 8/8/2015

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Wyoming Historical MarkersWyoming'a Wildlife-Enjoy Wyoming's Wildlands

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Located in the rest area near Pine Bluffs along I-80.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Wyoming

date approved: 10/12/2015

last visited: 8/30/2019

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Wyoming Historical MarkersThe Overland Stage Line

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This Wyoming Historical Marker is located on the east side of US Highway 287 where it crosses the Colorado/Wyoming border.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 3/22/2013

last visited: 9/4/2018

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