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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 MarkersNarcissa Prentiss Whitman and Eliza Hart Spalding

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Two female missionaries who scored a couple of firsts in 1836.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 4/6/2011

last visited: 6/17/2018

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Wyoming Historical MarkersGreen River Rendezvous

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This marker, at the site of the Green River Rendezvous, replaces an older marker with entirely different wording.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 3/30/2011

last visited: 6/17/2018

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Wyoming Historical Markers1936 GREEN RIVER RENDEZVOUS

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The Rendezvous had a broad meaning with the early trappers; not only was it a place to which they carried their furs and exchanged them for all sorts of commodities, such as clothing, saddles, bridles, tobacco, whiskey....

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location: Wyoming

date approved: 4/12/2007

last visited: 6/17/2018

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Wyoming Historical MarkersTHE PRAIRIE OF THE MASS

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A marker about two miles south of Daniel on Highway 189 reads:

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member JacobBarlow

location: Wyoming

date approved: 3/25/2007

last visited: 6/17/2018

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Wyoming Historical MarkersA PAUSE ON A JOURNEY

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A marker located west of the Pine Creek Bridge in Pinedale, on the North side of the highway.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member JacobBarlow

location: Wyoming

date approved: 4/23/2007

last visited: 9/24/2010

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Wyoming Historical MarkersTHE NAMING OF A LAKE (Replaced)

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On the edge of this magnificent sheet of water, from 1833 to 1844, Captain William Drummond Stewart of Scotland, camped many times with Jim Bridger and other Mountain Men and the Indians.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member JacobBarlow

location: Wyoming

date approved: 3/14/2008

last visited: 3/12/2011

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Wyoming Historical MarkersThe Naming of a Lake

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This sign replaces an older sign at this location with the same title but entirely different wording.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 9/25/2012

last visited: never

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Wyoming Historical MarkersAstorian Camp

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This Wyoming Historical Marker is located on the northeast side of US Highway 189/191 between Daniel and Bondurant.

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location: Wyoming

date approved: 9/25/2012

last visited: 4/20/2016

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Wyoming Historical MarkersOf Cattle and Men

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This marker describes the effect cattle and cattlemen had on settling the immediate area. This sign replaced an older one with different wording at this same location.

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location: Wyoming

date approved: 1/17/2011

last visited: 6/17/2018

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Wyoming Historical MarkersOF CATTLE AND MEN (Replaced)

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The marker was erected in June 1960 at the expense of the Sublette County Historical Society. The text was written by Jim Harrower.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member JacobBarlow

location: Wyoming

date approved: 4/12/2007

last visited: 6/17/2018

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Wyoming Historical MarkersLander Cut-Off North of Big Piney

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A monument marking the location where US Highway 189 crosses the Lander-Cut-Off of the Oregon/California Trail

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location: Wyoming

date approved: 3/30/2011

last visited: 6/17/2018

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Wyoming Historical MarkersSand Springs - A Stop on the Oregon Trail

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Located on the Pinedale-Rock Springs Road (Highway 187) approximately half way to Farson, a marker reads:

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member JacobBarlow

location: Wyoming

date approved: 8/7/2007

last visited: 7/14/2015

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Wyoming Historical MarkersLander Cut-Off at Sand Springs

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A monument marking the location where US Highway 191 crosses the Lander-Cut-Off of the Oregon/California Trail

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 3/30/2011

last visited: never

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Wyoming Historical MarkersChurch of St. Hubert the Hunter and Library

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This Wyoming Historical Marker is located on the east side of US Highway 189/191 in the small village of Bondurant south of Hoback Junction.

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location: Wyoming

date approved: 3/22/2013

last visited: never

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Wyoming Historical MarkersStar Valley

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In the spring of 1879 a group of pioneers from Bear Lake settled here. Moses Thatcher explored the area, dedicated it as a home for the Latter Day Saints, calling it Star Valley....

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member JacobBarlow

location: Wyoming

date approved: 9/13/2007

last visited: 6/5/2011

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Wyoming Historical MarkersJohn Hoback, Guide of Astorians

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John Hoback, Guide of Astorians

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member JacobBarlow

location: Wyoming

date approved: 3/27/2008

last visited: 9/19/2014

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Wyoming Historical MarkersMormons in Star Valley

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First Mormons of record in the valley were 40 emigrants, miners from England, employed in 1858 by F.W. Lander to work on the Lander Cut-Off of the Pacific Wagon Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member JacobBarlow

location: Wyoming

date approved: 9/13/2007

last visited: 9/14/2007

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Wyoming Historical MarkersOsmond

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Dry Creek, Later called Mount Pleasant was settled 1886, the first public building erected in this area 1891....

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member JacobBarlow

location: Wyoming

date approved: 9/13/2007

last visited: 9/27/2010

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Wyoming Historical MarkersLander Cut-Off of the Oregon Trail

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Beginning in 1843, emigrants traveled across the continent along what became known as the Oregon Trail. Increased traffic during the 1850's resulted in the first government road construction project in the west.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member JacobBarlow

location: Wyoming

date approved: 9/13/2007

last visited: 9/30/2019

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Wyoming Historical MarkersHistoric Lander Trail Crossing

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This simple Historical Marker is located about 0.2 miles east of US Highway 89 on McCoy Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 3/22/2013

last visited: never

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Wyoming Historical MarkersFirst Post Office

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Thayne, formerly called Glencoe was founded in 1888, at which time mail was brought into Star Valley by Team and Wagon and distributed to the people from a log cabin owned by Joseph Thayne, the building was one room, 12 x 15 feet with a dirt roof....

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member JacobBarlow

location: Wyoming

date approved: 9/13/2007

last visited: 9/27/2010

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Wyoming Historical MarkersLander Cut-Off of the Oregon Trail

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Lander Cut-Off of the Oregon Trail. Dedicated to all the pioneers who passed to win and hold the West.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member JacobBarlow

location: Wyoming

date approved: 9/13/2007

last visited: 7/23/2012

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Wyoming Historical MarkersAuburn Rock Church

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This Historical Marker is located on the front of the Auburn Rock Church at the southwest corner of Main Street and First West in Auburn.

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location: Wyoming

date approved: 3/22/2013

last visited: never

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Wyoming Historical MarkersJames Bridger - Trapper 1844

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"He little knew that when he cut his name, or had it cut, in this stone, that it would...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member JacobBarlow

location: Wyoming

date approved: 2/27/2007

last visited: 7/23/2012

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Wyoming Historical MarkersThe Baker Cabin

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This Historical Cabin and Marker is located on the west side of US Highway 89 between County Road 169 and Gravel Pit Road in Etna, Wyoming.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 9/26/2012

last visited: 10/25/2022

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