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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 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.

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location: Wyoming

date approved: 6/20/2020

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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

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location: Wyoming

date approved: 2/5/2014

last visited: 7/13/2017

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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.

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location: Wyoming

date approved: 2/5/2014

last visited: 7/13/2017

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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.

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location: Wyoming

date approved: 9/30/2015

last visited: 5/3/2019

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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.

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location: Wyoming

date approved: 6/5/2020

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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.

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location: Wyoming

date approved: 6/19/2020

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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.

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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 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.

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location: Wyoming

date approved: 6/19/2020

last visited: 9/29/2021

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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

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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.

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location: Wyoming

date approved: 2/5/2014

last visited: 9/7/2018

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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.

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location: Wyoming

date approved: 1/31/2014

last visited: 6/13/2014

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Wyoming Historical MarkersOregon Trail Ruts - Oregon Trail Ruts State Historic Site nr Guernsey WY

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A state historic marker on Trail Rut Hill near Guernsey WY

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location: Wyoming

date approved: 1/31/2014

last visited: 7/4/2022

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Wyoming Historical MarkersThe United States Army and the Oregon Trail -- 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

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location: Wyoming

date approved: 1/31/2014

last visited: 9/7/2018

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Wyoming Historical MarkersForts, Stations, and Camps -- 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 2nd of 6, and the first of a set of two 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 MarkersForts, Stations, and Camps (continued) -- 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 3rd of 6, and the second of a set of 2 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 (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.

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location: Wyoming

date approved: 1/31/2014

last visited: 9/7/2018

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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.

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location: Wyoming

date approved: 5/24/2020

last visited: never

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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.

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location: Wyoming

date approved: 5/22/2020

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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.

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location: Wyoming

date approved: 5/24/2020

last visited: never

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

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location: Wyoming

date approved: 2/5/2014

last visited: 8/7/2013

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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

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location: Wyoming

date approved: 2/5/2014

last visited: 8/7/2013

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Wyoming Historical MarkersRegister Cliff -- Register Cliff State Historic Site, nr Guernsey WY

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The state historic marker at Register Cliff, the famous landmark on the Oregon Trail, where Mama Blaster got buzzed at by a rattlesnake.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 1/31/2014

last visited: 9/7/2018

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