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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 Women Pioneers of the Oregon Trail -- nr Guernsey WYview gallery

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Wyoming Historical MarkersWomen Pioneers of the Oregon Trail -- nr Guernsey WY

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The grave of Lucindy Rollins, an Oregon Trail pioneer who died here in 1849, was renovated and rededicated in 1934 to all of the women pioneers of the Oregon Trail.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 1/31/2014

last visited: 6/13/2014

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WW21.7 km

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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

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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

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Wyoming Historical MarkersNo Greater Love - Dwyer Junction, WY

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A marker placed by the Wyoming Highway Patrol stands along the sidewalk at the Dwyer Junction Rest Area, well north of Wheatland, honoring Wyoming Highway Patrolman Chris Logsdon, who was killed in a tragic accident southwest of here in 1998.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Wyoming

date approved: 5/25/2020

last visited: 9/29/2021

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Wyoming Historical MarkersWildland Diversity - Dwyer Junction, WY

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A Wyoming's Wildlife marker stands along the sidewalk in front of the Dwyer Junction Rest Area, well north of Wheatland, noting that, yes, believe it or not, there is a diversity of wildlife to be found in the mountains in the area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Wyoming

date approved: 6/5/2020

last visited: never

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Wyoming Historical MarkersWildland Diversity - Dwyer Junction, WY

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A Wyoming's Wildlife marker stands along the sidewalk at the edge of the Dwyer Junction Rest Area, well north of Wheatland, noting that, yes, believe it or not, there is a diversity of wildlife to be found in the mountains in the area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Wyoming

date approved: 6/5/2020

last visited: 9/29/2021

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Wyoming Historical MarkersOpen Spaces Sustained by Agriculture - Dwyer Junction, WY

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A Wyoming's Agriculture marker stands along the sidewalk leading to the scenic overlook at the Dwyer Junction Rest Area, well north of Wheatland, providing some background about the agriculture that sustains this area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Wyoming

date approved: 6/19/2020

last visited: 9/29/2021

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Wyoming Historical MarkersLaramie Peak - Dwyer Junction, WY

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A Wyoming Historical Marker stands at the scenic overlook at the Dwyer Junction Rest Area, well north of Wheatland, providing some background about the area and Laramie Peak, which you can't miss as you look west.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Wyoming

date approved: 6/19/2020

last visited: never

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Wyoming Historical MarkersRawhide Buttes - Lusk, WY

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This location served as a stage station for 11 years.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Go Boilers!

location: Wyoming

date approved: 8/4/2016

last visited: never

Image for Oregon Trail Enters Wyoming - -US 26 at WY/NE border, nr Torrington WYview gallery

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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 MarkersChugwater

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A small, granite marker stands along the main route through Chugwater, WY, providing a small sound byte of information about its time as a stagecoach stop.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Wyoming

date approved: 9/27/2015

last visited: 9/29/2021

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Wyoming Historical MarkersChugwater Rock Outcroppings - Chugwater, WY

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A Wyoming's Wildlife marker at the rest area on the east side of I 25, within a minute's drive from Chugwater, provides some background about the wildlife you'll see in the area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Wyoming

date approved: 5/26/2020

last visited: never

Image for Cheyenne-Deadwood Trail - Lusk, WYview gallery

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Wyoming Historical MarkersCheyenne-Deadwood Trail - Lusk, WY

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A historical marker at the rest area on the south side of US 18/20, a little over two miles southwest of Lusk, provides some history of the Cheyenne-Deadwood Trail, which passed right through where you're standing.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Wyoming

date approved: 5/24/2020

last visited: never

Image for Lusk Rest Area - Lusk, WYview gallery

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Wyoming Historical MarkersLusk Rest Area - Lusk, WY

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Wyoming Historical Marker at the rest area on the south side of US 18/20, a little over two miles southwest of Lusk, providing some history of this, Wyoming's first roadside beautification area, still blazing trails in the 21st century.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Wyoming

date approved: 5/22/2020

last visited: never

Image for Breaks in the Prairie - Lusk, WYview gallery

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Wyoming Historical MarkersBreaks in the Prairie - Lusk, WY

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A Wyoming's Wildlife marker at the rest area on the south side of US 18/20, a little over two miles southwest of Lusk, provides some background about the wildlife you'll see in the area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Wyoming

date approved: 5/24/2020

last visited: never

Image for Texas Trail Monument - Lusk, WYview gallery

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Wyoming Historical MarkersTexas Trail Monument - Lusk, WY

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A simple monument describing the early cattle history of this part of Wyoming.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cldisme

location: Wyoming

date approved: 7/14/2014

last visited: never

Image for American Legion Ferdinand Branstetter Post No. 1 - Van Tassell, WYview gallery

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Wyoming Historical MarkersAmerican Legion Ferdinand Branstetter Post No. 1 - Van Tassell, WY

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A brief history about one of the first American Legion Posts here in Van Tassell, Wyoming.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cldisme

location: Wyoming

date approved: 7/14/2014

last visited: never

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Wyoming Historical MarkersJireh

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Wyoming Historical Marker noting the establishment of the Jireh settlement, which grew into a college and a town. Located on the south side of US 18/20, almost fifteen miles west of Lusk.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Wyoming

date approved: 9/30/2015

last visited: 5/3/2019

Image for Cottonwoods:  Homes Along the Prairie River - Orin, WYview gallery

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Wyoming Historical MarkersCottonwoods: Homes Along the Prairie River - Orin, WY

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A Wyoming's Wildlife marker stands off to the side of the road that loops around the Orin Junction Rest Area in Orin, WY. It provides some information about the cottonwood trees nearby, and the life that they support.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Wyoming

date approved: 6/20/2020

last visited: never

Image for Wildland Diversity -- I-25 Exit 7/US 18 Rest Area, nr Orin WYview gallery

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Wyoming Historical MarkersWildland Diversity -- I-25 Exit 7/US 18 Rest Area, nr Orin WY

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One of two historic markers at this rest area on the Southbound I-25 at the US 18 near Orin WY

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 2/5/2014

last visited: 7/13/2017

Image for Open Spaces Sustained by Agriculture -- I-25 Exit 7/US 18 Rest Area nr Orin WYview gallery

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Wyoming Historical MarkersOpen Spaces Sustained by Agriculture -- I-25 Exit 7/US 18 Rest Area nr Orin WY

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The second of two historic markers at this rest area on the Southbound I-25 at the US 18 near Orin WY.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 2/5/2014

last visited: 7/13/2017

Image for Deadwood Trail Marker, near Chugwater, WYview gallery

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Wyoming Historical MarkersDeadwood Trail Marker, near Chugwater, WY

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This marks a stage station on the route between Cheyenne and Fort Laramie, and the route north to Montana and Dakota Territory

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ronjean

location: Wyoming

date approved: 7/28/2011

last visited: 12/15/2014

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

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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

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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

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