Deadwood Trail Marker, near Chugwater, WY
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ronjean
N 41° 29.886 W 104° 53.837
13T E 508573 N 4594058
Quick Description: This marks a stage station on the route between Cheyenne and Fort Laramie, and the route north to Montana and Dakota Territory
Location: Wyoming, United States
Date Posted: 7/19/2011 8:25:42 PM
Waymark Code: WMC39G
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member caverspencer
Views: 14

Long Description:
This is found off the service road of the Interstate.

The marker text reads:
Cheyenne, Ft. Laramie, Deadwood Trail, 1867 - 1887, started from Camp Carlin and Ft.D.A.Russel on the west edge of Cheyenne. This road first ran to Ft. Laramie and in 1876 was extended to Deadwood, Dakota Territory and the Black Hills gold fields. It also joined the Bozeman Road to Montana. Little Bear Stage Station, 150 yards east, was opened as a road ranch by Isaac Bard May 4, 1875. It became a stage station in 1877.
Marker Name: Cheyenne, Ft. Laramie, Deadwood Trail

Marker Type: Rural Roadside

Group Responsible for Placement: Historical Landmark Commission of Wyomig [sic]

Date Dedicated: 1956

Addtional Information: Not listed

Marker Number: Not listed

Web link(s) for additional information: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
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