The Astorians
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz
N 43° 09.613 W 111° 01.551
12T E 497898 N 4778607
Quick Description: This Historical Marker is located on the southeast side of US Highway 89 at River Circle in Alpine, Wyoming.
Location: Wyoming, United States
Date Posted: 9/26/2012 10:18:26 AM
Waymark Code: WMFC5Z
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member muddawber
Views: 3

Long Description:
The Astorians

Here in Sept. 1812, the
returning Astorians
led by Robert Stuart
were attacked by the
Indians and their
horses stolen

Dedicated July 4, 1939,
to commemorate the
opening of the Snake
River Canyon Road.

Built by Civilian
Conservation Corps.

Reconstructed by the
Town of Alpine.
Dedicated July 4, 1990,
for
"Wyoming's Centennial"
as a Lasting
Legacy-Project.

Marker Name: The Astorians

Marker Type: Rural Roadside

Group Responsible for Placement: Civilian Conservation Corps / Town of Alpine

Date Dedicated: July 4, 1939 & July 4, 1990

Marker Number: None

Addtional Information: Not listed

Web link(s) for additional information: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
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