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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 MarkersCity of Casper - Casper, WY

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A Wyoming Historical Marker whose subject is the city of Casper stands in a small greenbelt park along the I-25 service road at N Center St.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Wyoming

date approved: 6/20/2020

last visited: never

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Wyoming Historical MarkersFort Casper -- Casper WY

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A bronze plaque on the Pioneer Monument obelisk in downtown Casper marks the spot of Fort Casper 1 mile west

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 1/31/2014

last visited: 8/7/2013

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Wyoming Historical MarkersOregon Trail Pioneer Monument -- Casper WY

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The The Casper WY Oregon Trail Pioneer Memorial stands tall in a small park across from the Natrona County Courthouse

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 1/31/2014

last visited: 8/13/2014

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Wyoming Historical MarkersOregon Trail

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A Oregon Trail marker in Mills.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Wyoming

date approved: 3/16/2015

last visited: 3/28/2015

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Wyoming Historical MarkersThe 'Mormon' Ferry

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A Utah Pioneer Trails and Landmarks Association marker.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Wyoming

date approved: 3/16/2015

last visited: 3/28/2015

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Wyoming Historical MarkersMormon Pioneer Trail

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This Wyoming Historical Marker is located in front of the Fort Caspar Museum at 4001 Ft Caspar Rd in Casper, Wyoming.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 9/25/2012

last visited: never

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Wyoming Historical MarkersFort Caspar Museum and Historic Site: Oregon Trail and Pony Express Trail markers

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Oregon Trail Memorial marker, Pony Express Centennial Association Trail marker, and Oregon Trail marker, at Fort Caspar Museum and Historic Site, 4001 Fort Caspar Rd., Casper, WY 82604 (intersection of S.W. Wyoming Blvd. and W. 13th St.)

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member casperal57

location: Wyoming

date approved: 1/4/2011

last visited: 6/30/2004

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Wyoming Historical MarkersEmigrant Gap Historical Site

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The marker is located next to Poison Spider Rd., about 9 miles west of its intersection with Business U.S. Highways 20/26 in Mills, WY. Keep your eyes peeled for a small Bureau of Land Management directional sign when you arrive at the site.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member casperal57

location: Wyoming

date approved: 1/4/2011

last visited: 5/13/2014

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Wyoming Historical MarkersThe Oregon Trail (1841)

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This Historical Marker is located on the southeast side of Wyoming Highway 220 at Bessemer Bend South Road in Bessemer Bend, Wyoming.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 3/22/2013

last visited: never

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Wyoming Historical MarkersHell's Half Acre

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Marker at Hell's Half Acre.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Biker Ozzy

location: Wyoming

date approved: 7/11/2010

last visited: 9/29/2021

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Wyoming Historical MarkersIndependence Rock - Wyoming

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This location was famous along the Oregon trail as a place to inscribe your name as you passed by. Many emmigrants left home in the spring, hoping to make it to Independence Rock by July 4th, when people on the trail would gather for a party.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Wyoming

date approved: 7/20/2007

last visited: 9/7/2019

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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

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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

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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

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Wyoming Historical MarkersDinosaur Graveyard

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This Wyoming Historical Marker is the second of two at the same location on the north side of US Highway 30/287 at Como Bluffs between Medicine Bow and Rock River.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 9/25/2012

last visited: 6/12/2017

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Wyoming Historical MarkersAlbany County Train Robberies

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This Wyoming Historical Marker is one of two at the same location on the north side of US Highway 30/287 at Como Bluffs between Medicine Bow and Rock River.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 9/25/2012

last visited: 6/12/2017

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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 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 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 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 MarkersFort Fred Steele

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This marker gives a summary of the history of one of the forts built to protect the construction of the Transcontinental Railroad.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member NevaP

location: Wyoming

date approved: 6/7/2007

last visited: 7/6/2017

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Wyoming Historical MarkersThe Parco Inn

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This Wyoming Historical Marker is located at the east end of the strip park in front of the Parco Inn at the south edge of downtown Sinclair, Wyoming.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 9/22/2012

last visited: never

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Wyoming Historical MarkersWagonhound Rest Area - Arlington, WY

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This historical marker talks about the many travelers to cross this route from Native Americans to modern Interstate drivers.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member IJAdventures

location: Wyoming

date approved: 1/24/2014

last visited: 7/1/2016

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Wyoming Historical MarkersWyoming State Penitentiary - Rawlins, Wyoming

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A prison, now open as a museum with tours, has this marker located immediately outside.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member gparkes

location: Wyoming

date approved: 6/22/2009

last visited: 9/29/2016

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