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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 MarkersBuried Tower - Devils Tower, WY

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A National Park Service/U.S. Department of the Interior interpretive sign stands along the Tower Trail, noting the ongoing formation of Devils Tower through the erosion of sedimentary rock. See the tower before it changes!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Wyoming

date approved: 7/9/2021

last visited: never

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Wyoming Historical MarkersHow Did the Tower Form? - Devils Tower, WY

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A National Park Service/U.S. Department of the Interior interpretive sign stands along the Tower Trail, providing three explanations as to how Devils Tower was formed.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Wyoming

date approved: 9/25/2020

last visited: 6/10/2021

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Wyoming Historical MarkersAladdin Tipple - The Hoist House - Aladdin, WY

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A sign in front of the tipple at the Aladdin Tipple Historical Interpretive Park, Aladdin, WY, provides some background about how coal was pulled out of the mine here, first using "beasts of burden", and later, modern technology.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Wyoming

date approved: 7/18/2020

last visited: never

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Wyoming Historical MarkersAladdin Tipple - Bioremediation - Aladdin, WY

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A sign in front of the tipple at the Aladdin Tipple Historical Interpretive Park, Aladdin, WY, provides some background on the work that Mother Nature is doing to clean up after the miners packed up their tools and abandoned the mine.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Wyoming

date approved: 7/18/2020

last visited: never

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Wyoming Historical MarkersAladdin Tipple - Adit Entrance - Aladdin, WY

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A sign in front of the tipple at the Aladdin Tipple Historical Interpretive Park, Aladdin, WY, provides some background on the adit entrance you see in front of you, along with some information about the now-sealed mine.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Wyoming

date approved: 7/18/2020

last visited: never

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Wyoming Historical MarkersAladdin Tipple - Tipple Stabilazation - Aladdin, WY

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A sign in front of the tipple at the Aladdin Tipple Historical Interpretive Park, Aladdin, WY, provides some background on how the tipple was stabilized previously. It looks like it's time for another treatment.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Wyoming

date approved: 7/18/2020

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Wyoming Historical MarkersAladdin Tipple - Aladdin Tipple History - Aladdin, WY

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A sign in front of the tipple at the Aladdin Tipple Historical Interpretive Park, Aladdin, WY, provides some background on the railroad that operated in the area when this and other local mines were still open.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Wyoming

date approved: 7/18/2020

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Wyoming Historical MarkersAladdin Tipple - Tipple Operation - Aladdin, WY

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A sign in front of the tipple at the Aladdin Tipple Historical Interpretive Park, Aladdin, WY, provides some background on how this thing worked.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Wyoming

date approved: 7/18/2020

last visited: never

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Wyoming Historical MarkersAladdin Tipple - Coal Production/The Coal Miner - Aladdin, WY

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A sign in front of the tipple at the Aladdin Tipple Historical Interpretive Park, Aladdin, WY, provides some background on both the mine and the miners who once worked here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Wyoming

date approved: 7/18/2020

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Wyoming Historical MarkersAladdin Tipple - Later Years of Operation - Aladdin, WY

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A sign at the Aladdin Tipple stands in front of the old truck scale at the front of the Aladdin Tipple Historical Interpretive Park, Aladdin, WY. It provides some background for the mining operations in the area, of which this is the lone survivor.

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location: Wyoming

date approved: 7/18/2020

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Wyoming Historical MarkersCottonwoods: Homes Along the Prairie River - Orin, WY

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A Wyoming's Wildlife marker stands off to the side of the road that loops around the Orin Junction Rest Area in Orin, WY. It provides some information about the cottonwood trees nearby, and the life that they support.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Wyoming

date approved: 6/20/2020

last visited: never

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Wyoming Historical MarkersCity of Casper - Casper, WY

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A Wyoming Historical Marker whose subject is the city of Casper stands in a small greenbelt park along the I-25 service road at N Center St.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Wyoming

date approved: 6/20/2020

last visited: never

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Wyoming Historical MarkersLaramie Peak - Dwyer Junction, WY

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A Wyoming Historical Marker stands at the scenic overlook at the Dwyer Junction Rest Area, well north of Wheatland, providing some background about the area and Laramie Peak, which you can't miss as you look west.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Wyoming

date approved: 6/19/2020

last visited: never

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Wyoming Historical MarkersOpen Spaces Sustained by Agriculture - Dwyer Junction, WY

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A Wyoming's Agriculture marker stands along the sidewalk leading to the scenic overlook at the Dwyer Junction Rest Area, well north of Wheatland, providing some background about the agriculture that sustains this area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Wyoming

date approved: 6/19/2020

last visited: never

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Wyoming Historical MarkersWildland Diversity - Dwyer Junction, WY

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A Wyoming's Wildlife marker stands along the sidewalk at the edge of the Dwyer Junction Rest Area, well north of Wheatland, noting that, yes, believe it or not, there is a diversity of wildlife to be found in the mountains in the area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Wyoming

date approved: 6/5/2020

last visited: never

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Wyoming Historical MarkersWildland Diversity - Dwyer Junction, WY

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A Wyoming's Wildlife marker stands along the sidewalk in front of the Dwyer Junction Rest Area, well north of Wheatland, noting that, yes, believe it or not, there is a diversity of wildlife to be found in the mountains in the area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Wyoming

date approved: 6/5/2020

last visited: never

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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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