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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 MarkersCheyenne Frontier Days (Part 1): The Cowboys & The Rodeo

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Historic marker in park near Frontier Days museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member bmon419

location: Wyoming

date approved: 6/16/2014

last visited: 8/13/2013

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Wyoming Historical MarkersCheyenne Frontier Days (Part II): The Cowgirls - Cheyenne, WY

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One of a series of historic marker in park near Frontier Days museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Wyoming

date approved: 12/15/2014

last visited: never

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Wyoming Historical MarkersThe Trails (Part I, II and III) - Cheyenne, WY

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A series of three historic markers that explain the various trails which lead to the settlement of Cheyenne and the area. They are located in a park near Frontier Days museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Wyoming

date approved: 12/14/2014

last visited: never

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Wyoming Historical MarkersGene Howard, Cheyenne Botanic Gardens - Cheyenne, WY

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Gene Howard was a renowned horticulturalist who helped discover hundreds of plants suitable for high plains conditions.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Wyoming

date approved: 12/24/2014

last visited: never

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Wyoming Historical MarkersOriginal Cheyenne Reservoir - Cheyenne, WY

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This plaque denotes the history of the original Cheyenne Reservoir.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Wyoming

date approved: 12/31/2014

last visited: never

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Wyoming Historical MarkersAviation in Cheyenne (1920-1930s)

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Historic Marker at the Cheyenne Airport describing aviation history, starting in the 1920s.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member bmon419

location: Wyoming

date approved: 6/16/2014

last visited: 5/4/2021

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Wyoming Historical MarkersFirst Transcontinental Airmail Route -Cheyenne Wyoming

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This marker is outside Cheyenne airport and describes the First Transcontinental Airmail Route.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Geojeepsters

location: Wyoming

date approved: 6/11/2011

last visited: 5/4/2021

Image for The Military 1867-1949 1867-1890 and 1949 to Present - Cheyenne, WYview gallery

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Wyoming Historical MarkersThe Military 1867-1949 1867-1890 and 1949 to Present - Cheyenne, WY

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This series of three historic signs details the military history of what is now nearby Warren AFB.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Wyoming

date approved: 1/24/2014

last visited: never

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Wyoming Historical MarkersBuffalo Soldiers - Cheyenne, WY

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This plaque explores the history of the 'Buffalo Soldiers' of which is the topic of the sculpture.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Wyoming

date approved: 1/24/2014

last visited: 6/1/2015

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Wyoming Historical Markers1st Lieutenant Vernon J. Baker - Cheyenne, WY

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1st Lt. Vernon J. Baker was a Congressional Medal of Honor recipient from WWII and the last 'Buffalo Soldier' to be so honored.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Wyoming

date approved: 1/24/2014

last visited: never

Image for Site of Cheyenne's Carnegie Public Library - 1901-1966 - Cheyenne, WYview gallery

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Wyoming Historical MarkersSite of Cheyenne's Carnegie Public Library - 1901-1966 - Cheyenne, WY

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Andrew Carnegie was the bane of organized labor and the philanthropist of century.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Wyoming

date approved: 12/31/2014

last visited: 7/2/2021

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Wyoming Historical MarkersCamp Carlin

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At one time, the second largest quartermaster depot in the U.S.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member muddawber

location: Wyoming

date approved: 6/5/2009

last visited: 5/4/2021

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Wyoming Historical MarkersMt. Sinai Congregation - Cheyenne, WY

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This marker discusses the Jewish experience in Wyoming.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Wyoming

date approved: 12/26/2014

last visited: 4/10/2015

Image for Cattle Barons and Business Giants 1860s to 1920s - Cheyenne, WYview gallery

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Wyoming Historical MarkersCattle Barons and Business Giants 1860s to 1920s - Cheyenne, WY

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This marker discusses the influence of early businessmen to the growth of Cheyenne and Wyoming.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Wyoming

date approved: 12/24/2014

last visited: never

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Wyoming Historical MarkersSt. Mark's Episcopal Church - Cheyenne, WY

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This parish was organized when Cheyenne was still a winter train camp in 1868.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Wyoming

date approved: 12/27/2014

last visited: never

Image for Tom Horn, "Killing men is my speciality" - Cheyenne, WYview gallery

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Wyoming Historical MarkersTom Horn, "Killing men is my speciality" - Cheyenne, WY

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This well-appointed building was the site of Tom Horn's famous/infamous "confession" of the murder of Willie Nickell.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Wyoming

date approved: 12/26/2014

last visited: never

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Wyoming Historical MarkersThe Lincoln Highway

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A dual-sided City of Cheyenne historical marker stands at the northwest corner of West Lincolnway and Carey Avenue, providing an overview of the highway's origins on one side, and on the reverse, background about its route through Wyoming.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Wyoming

date approved: 11/2/2015

last visited: 9/7/2018

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Wyoming Historical MarkersTivoli Building - Cheyenne, WY

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The Tivoli Building was constructed in 1892 and originally housed a saloon.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Wyoming

date approved: 12/28/2014

last visited: 11/29/2010

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Wyoming Historical Markers1974 Downtown National Historic District - Cheyenne, WY

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This is one of many historical markers located in the capital city.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Wyoming

date approved: 8/27/2014

last visited: 9/7/2018

Image for Cheyenne's Street Railway / The Trolleys - Cheyenne, WYview gallery

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Wyoming Historical MarkersCheyenne's Street Railway / The Trolleys - Cheyenne, WY

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This is one of many historical markers located in the capital city.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Wyoming

date approved: 8/27/2014

last visited: 9/7/2018

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Wyoming Historical MarkersThe Burlington Routes - Cheyenne, WY

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This is one of many historical markers located in the capital city.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Wyoming

date approved: 8/27/2014

last visited: 9/7/2018

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Wyoming Historical MarkersUnion Pacific Railway (Parts 1 & 2) - Cheyenne, WY

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Cheyenne, WY figures prominently in the developement of the Transcontinental Railway.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: Wyoming

date approved: 6/25/2010

last visited: 5/16/2019

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Wyoming Historical MarkersBig Boy 4004, Holliday Park - Cheyenne, WY

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Big Boy can be found in Cheyenne's Holliday Park. It is 132 feet long and weighs 1.2 million pounds. Because of its enormous length, the frame is articulated to allow it to negotiate curves.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Wyoming

date approved: 1/7/2015

last visited: 6/27/2009

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Wyoming Historical MarkersWyoming History, Roads and Environment, Southeast Wyoming Welcome Center - Wyoming

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A series of historic plaques located on the walkway around the Southeast Wyoming Welcome Center. Since these plaques follow a central Wyoming these, I am posting them as one Waymark.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Wyoming

date approved: 1/7/2015

last visited: never

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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: 1/12/2022

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