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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 MarkersChugwater Rock Outcroppings - Chugwater, WY

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A Wyoming's Wildlife marker at the rest area on the east side of I 25, within a minute's drive from Chugwater, provides some background about the wildlife you'll see in the area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Wyoming

date approved: 5/26/2020

last visited: never

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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: never

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Wyoming Historical MarkersCheyenne-Deadwood Trail - Lusk, WY

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A historical marker at the rest area on the south side of US 18/20, a little over two miles southwest of Lusk, provides some history of the Cheyenne-Deadwood Trail, which passed right through where you're standing.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Wyoming

date approved: 5/24/2020

last visited: never

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Wyoming Historical MarkersBreaks in the Prairie - Lusk, WY

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A Wyoming's Wildlife marker at the rest area on the south side of US 18/20, a little over two miles southwest of Lusk, provides some background about the wildlife you'll see in the area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Wyoming

date approved: 5/24/2020

last visited: never

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Wyoming Historical MarkersLusk Rest Area - Lusk, WY

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Wyoming Historical Marker at the rest area on the south side of US 18/20, a little over two miles southwest of Lusk, providing some history of this, Wyoming's first roadside beautification area, still blazing trails in the 21st century.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Wyoming

date approved: 5/22/2020

last visited: never

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Wyoming Historical MarkersRich Colors, Rich Lands - Sundance in Crook County, Wyoming

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Rich Colors, Rich Lands Gold Metal, Green Grass, Black Coal & Crude

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member gemeloj

location: Wyoming

date approved: 12/18/2019

last visited: 6/4/2019

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Wyoming Historical MarkersThe Custer Trail - Sundance in Crook County, Wyoming

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The Custer Trail Site of Sacred Lands and Historic Battles

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member gemeloj

location: Wyoming

date approved: 12/16/2019

last visited: 6/4/2019

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Wyoming Historical MarkersPetrified Trees - Sundance in Crook County, Wyoming

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Petrified Trees Fossils Give Clues to Wyoming's Paleo-Past

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member gemeloj

location: Wyoming

date approved: 12/16/2019

last visited: 6/4/2019

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Wyoming Historical MarkersThe Vore Buffalo Jump - Sundance in Crook County, Wyoming

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Hunting Large Bison Took Teamwork and Ingenuity

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member gemeloj

location: Wyoming

date approved: 12/16/2019

last visited: 6/4/2019

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Wyoming Historical MarkersPaha Sapa, Black Hills - near Sundance - Wyoming

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Sundance in Crook County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member gemeloj

location: Wyoming

date approved: 12/15/2019

last visited: 6/4/2019

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Wyoming Historical MarkersHeart Mountain Relocation Center - Ralston, WY

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Set in an isolated and desolate area in northern Wyoming, the Heart Mountain Relocation Center was one of ten such camps built to hold Japanese Americans uprooted from their west coast homes during World War II.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: Wyoming

date approved: 4/23/2019

last visited: never

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Wyoming Historical MarkersHeart Mountain Relocation Center Memorial - Ralston, WY

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Set in an isolated and desolate area in northern Wyoming, the Heart Mountain Relocation Center was one of ten such camps built to hold Japanese Americans uprooted from their west coast homes during World War II.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: Wyoming

date approved: 4/23/2019

last visited: never

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Wyoming Historical MarkersMormon Colonists of the Big Horn Basin - Lovell, WY

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On the western outskirts of the town of Lovell is a cairn which has stood in this place since 1935.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: Wyoming

date approved: 4/8/2019

last visited: never

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Wyoming Historical MarkersBig Horn LDS Stake Office and Tithing Building - Cowley, WY

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This building is now the Cowley Pioneer Museum, sharing the building with the Town of Cowley Administration offices. It is located at the corner of Main Street and S. Division Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: Wyoming

date approved: 4/8/2019

last visited: never

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Wyoming Historical MarkersBig Horn Academy - Cowley, WY

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A school and gymnasium until 1983, the two buildings which constitute the Big Horn Academy remain in constant use by the town of Cowley and Big Horn County School District #1.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: Wyoming

date approved: 4/8/2019

last visited: never

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Wyoming Historical MarkersChrist Episcopal Church - Cody, WY

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Cody's first and oldest church, Christ Episcopal must be one of the only churches in the country, possibly in the world, which was won in a poker game.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: Wyoming

date approved: 4/5/2019

last visited: never

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Wyoming Historical MarkersOld Trail Town - Cody, WY

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Voted "Best Tourist Attraction and Historical Site" by True West Magazine, Old Trail Town is one of the most popular attractions in the really touristy town of Cody - yes the town named for "Buffalo Bill" Cody.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: Wyoming

date approved: 4/2/2019

last visited: never

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Wyoming Historical Markers120 Celebrated Pony Express Riders -- Fort Laramie National Historic Site, Fort Laramie WY

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Second of 2 historical markers about the pony express at an old PX stop at Fort Laramie, at the time a government military fort on the Oregon Trail.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 4/6/2018

last visited: 8/7/2013

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Wyoming Historical MarkersThe Pony Express -- Fort Laramie National Historic Site, WY

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One of several historical markers on an obelisk at Fort Laramie National Historic Site, this marker is about the Pony Express which passed through Fort Laramie from 1860-61.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 4/6/2018

last visited: 8/7/2013

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Wyoming Historical MarkersFort Laramie A Military Post on the Oregon Trail -- Fort Laramie National Historic Site, WY

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A tall concrete obelisk erected at Fort Laramie in 1913 to preserve the history of a place that at the time was being demolished through neglect

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 4/6/2018

last visited: 8/7/2013

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Wyoming Historical MarkersCrossroads of a Nation Moving West -- Fort Laramie National Historic Site, WY

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One of two historical markers at the parking area at the Fort Laramie National Historic Site, this marker gives a general overview of the history here

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 4/6/2018

last visited: 8/7/2013

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Wyoming Historical MarkersCommissary Storehouse -- Fort Laramie National Historic Site, WY

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The historical marker in front of the old Fort Laramie commissary storehouse

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 4/6/2018

last visited: 8/7/2013

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Wyoming Historical MarkersThe Rustic Hotel . . .'No Second-Rate Affair' -- Fort Laramie National Historic Site, WY

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This Wyoming historical marker about the Rustic Hotel which operated in the late nineteenth century is located at a roadside pullout near the ruins of the post hospital on the road to Fort Laramie National historic site

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 4/5/2018

last visited: 8/7/2013

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Wyoming Historical MarkersA Father's Grief - A Soldier's Honor -- Fort Laramie National Historic Site, Fort Laramie WY

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A historical marker at the parking area at Fort Laramie tells the tale of Mni Akuwan (Brings Water Home Woman), daughter of Lakota Chief Sinte Gleska (Spotted Tail) who is buried at Fort Laramie

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 4/5/2018

last visited: 8/7/2013

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Wyoming Historical MarkersThe Gangplank -- I-80 Frontage Road, Buford WY

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A Wyoming historical marker along the I-80 in Buford WY

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 2/22/2018

last visited: 6/27/2009

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