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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 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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Wyoming Historical MarkersCamp Carlin

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At one time, the second largest quartermaster depot in the U.S.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member muddawber

location: Wyoming

date approved: 6/5/2009

last visited: 5/4/2021

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Wyoming Historical MarkersMinute Geyser - a sad monument to human ignorance

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A marker remembering an impressive geyser that was destroyed by human ignorance in the 1950s.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Bernd das Brot Team

location: Wyoming

date approved: 6/5/2009

last visited: 10/22/2016

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Wyoming Historical MarkersVore Buffalo Jump

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Plains Indians depended upon Buffalo for many of their material needs - food, shelter, clothing, tools, fuel, ceremonial objects, even toys. This is the Vore Buffalo Jump where the plains indians havested hundreds of buffalo.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member stephenandcarol

location: Wyoming

date approved: 2/22/2009

last visited: 9/12/2019

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Wyoming Historical MarkersBridging the Golden Gate

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Located just south of Mammoth Springs in Yellowstone National Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member lazyCachers

location: Wyoming

date approved: 6/4/2008

last visited: 6/25/2022

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Wyoming Historical MarkersCaptive Tourists - The Nez Perce Encounter

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A marker about the Nez Perce Encounter is located in Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Wyoming

date approved: 6/1/2008

last visited: 6/19/2020

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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 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 MarkersAnother Devils Tower

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Almost across the hwy. from the other Devil Tower marker, this one deals with the human side of history and lore.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Wyoming

date approved: 2/18/2008

last visited: 6/10/2021

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Wyoming Historical MarkersDevils Tower

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Marker about the geology and lore of the Tower.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Wyoming

date approved: 2/18/2008

last visited: 4/9/2022

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Wyoming Historical MarkersCuster's Expedition

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On side of highway, small turnout on one of Custer's trips through Wyoming.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Wyoming

date approved: 2/18/2008

last visited: 9/23/2019

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Wyoming Historical Markers"Parting of the Ways," Wyoming

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I traveled The Oregon Trail with an Elderhostel group from Kansas City/Independence, Missouri to Oregon City, Oregon June 13-28, 2007. We stopped at "Parting of the Ways" on our way to Farson, Wyoming on Thursday, June 21.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Rose Red

location: Wyoming

date approved: 12/23/2007

last visited: 6/13/2022

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Wyoming Historical MarkersBig Horn to Dayton Stagecoach Road

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An interesting historic waypoint marker with clear view of an old 1880's stagecoach road across the valley. On Beaver Creek Road (Sheridan County 87), between Big Horn and the junction with Wyoming 331.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Rexrider98

location: Wyoming

date approved: 11/12/2007

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 MarkersJackson Hole

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In 1889 five Mormon families pioneered Jackson Hole making the trip of 28 Miles in 14 days over Teton Pass. Their leader was Elijah N. Wilson, known among the people as "Uncle Nick" - famous Indian scout and Pony Express Rider....

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member JacobBarlow

location: Wyoming

date approved: 9/13/2007

last visited: 10/8/2012

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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 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 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 MarkersFirst Brick Church

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In February 1873 a Branch of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints was organized in Evanston by President William Budge, of Bear Lake Valley, Idaho...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member JacobBarlow

location: Wyoming

date approved: 9/13/2007

last visited: 7/24/2012

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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 MarkersHanging of Diamond L. Slim Clifton

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Historical marker commemorating a vigilante justice event in Wyoming history.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Wyoming

date approved: 8/31/2007

last visited: never

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Wyoming Historical MarkersLombard Ferry

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The most popular means of crossing for those on the main branch of the westward emigrant trails was the "Lombard Ferry," established by mountain men in 1843.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member JacobBarlow

location: Wyoming

date approved: 8/7/2007

last visited: 7/23/2012

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Wyoming Historical MarkersBig Sandy - Pony Express Station

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The Pony Express Station "Big Sandy" in Farson, Wyoming.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member JacobBarlow

location: Wyoming

date approved: 8/7/2007

last visited: 9/17/2014

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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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