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Wyoming Historical Markers
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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 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 Regular Member BK-Hunters

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 Regular Member BK-Hunters

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 Regular Member BK-Hunters

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 Regular Member BK-Hunters

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 Regular Member BK-Hunters

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 Regular Member BK-Hunters

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 Regular Member BK-Hunters

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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Wyoming Historical MarkersLaramie -- Laramie WY

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This Wyoming historical marker at the former Union Pacific Depot explains how the city of Laramie earned its name

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 2/21/2018

last visited: 6/27/2009

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Wyoming Historical MarkersPioneer Stagecoach Drivers - Cody, WY

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On the grounds of the Cody Visitor Centre, just west of the building, is a stone cairn bearing a bronze plaque with a dedication to the pioneer stagecoach drivers of the west.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member BK-Hunters

location: Wyoming

date approved: 10/22/2017

last visited: never

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Wyoming Historical MarkersBennett Buttes and the Bannock War of 1878 - Park County, WY

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Along Highway 120 north of Cody, about 9.5 miles south of the Montana border is a pullout with a pair of Wyoming Historical Markers. This marker tells of the Bannock War, a part of which took place nearby.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member BK-Hunters

location: Wyoming

date approved: 9/6/2017

last visited: never

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Wyoming Historical MarkersRed Lodge Freight Road - Park County, WY

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Along Highway 120 north of Cody, about 9.5 miles south of the Montana border is a pullout with a pair of Wyoming Historical Markers. This marker was placed to impart some of the history of the road which brings one to the marker.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member BK-Hunters

location: Wyoming

date approved: 9/6/2017

last visited: never

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Wyoming Historical MarkersDiscovery of Oil at Byron, Wyoming

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The little town of Byron, Wyoming has been an oil producer for well over a century. This is the story of how this came to be.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member BK-Hunters

location: Wyoming

date approved: 6/29/2017

last visited: never

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Wyoming Historical MarkersStairs Carved by Meltwater - Grand Teton National Park, WY

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Located at the Teton Point Turnout on the North-South Highway.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Wyoming

date approved: 6/28/2017

last visited: 5/30/2017

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Wyoming Historical MarkersWonderland's Architect - Yellowstone National Park, WY

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This sign is mounted on an interior lobby wall of the Old Faithful Inn...and is about it's architect.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Wyoming

date approved: 6/26/2017

last visited: 5/29/2017

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Wyoming Historical MarkersRock Springs Chinese Massacre - Rock Springs WY

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This touching monument resides at the corner of Bridger Avenue and Pilot Butte Avenue.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Where's George

location: Wyoming

date approved: 4/21/2017

last visited: never

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Wyoming Historical MarkersCows, Wildlife and Gold

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This Wyoming Historical Marker is one of two at the Mule Creek Junction Rest Area at Hwy 18 & 85 about 45 miles north of Lusk, Wyoming.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Peter and Gloria

location: Wyoming

date approved: 11/9/2016

last visited: 9/30/2016

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Wyoming Historical MarkersStewards of the Grassland Prairies

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This Wyoming Historical Marker is one of two at the Mule Creek Junction Rest Area at Hwy 18 & 85 about 45 miles north of Lusk, Wyoming.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Peter and Gloria

location: Wyoming

date approved: 11/9/2016

last visited: 9/30/2016

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