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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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Image for 120 Celebrated Pony Express Riders -- Fort Laramie National Historic Site, Fort Laramie WYview gallery

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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

Image for Transcontinental Telegraph (1/2) -- Fort Laramie NHS, nr Ft Laramie WYview gallery

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Wyoming Historical MarkersTranscontinental Telegraph (1/2) -- Fort Laramie NHS, nr Ft Laramie WY

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The first of two historic plaques on an obelisk about the Transcontinental Telegraph between the cavalry Barracks and the Post Store at Fort Laramie National Historic Site

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 2/3/2014

last visited: 9/18/2014

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Wyoming Historical MarkersFort Laramie and The Transcontinental Telegraph (2/2) -- Fort Laramie NHS

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The second of two historic plaques on an obelisk about the Transcontinental Telegraph between the cavalry Barracks and the Post Store at Fort Laramie National Historic Site

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 2/3/2014

last visited: 9/18/2014

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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 MarkersFort Platte

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A marker near Ft Laramie on WY 160.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Wyoming

date approved: 3/14/2015

last visited: 8/7/2013

Image for Old Army Bridge over the Platte River -- Ft Laramie NHS, nr Ft Laramie WYview gallery

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Wyoming Historical MarkersOld Army Bridge over the Platte River -- Ft Laramie NHS, nr Ft Laramie WY

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The state historic marker next to the old Army Bridge at the Fort Laramie National Historic Site near Firt Laramie WY

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 2/3/2014

last visited: 6/13/2014

Image for Fort Laramie National Historic Site -- US 26 W of Ft. Laramie , WYview gallery

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Wyoming Historical MarkersFort Laramie National Historic Site -- US 26 W of Ft. Laramie , WY

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The state historic marker for the Fort Laramie National Historic site in a highway pull-out along US 26 west of Fort Laramie

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 2/13/2014

last visited: 8/8/2013

Image for Oregon Trail in Fort Laramie -- US 26, downtown Fort Laramie WYview gallery

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Wyoming Historical MarkersOregon Trail in Fort Laramie -- US 26, downtown Fort Laramie WY

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A 1926 official Oregon Trail medallion marker in downtown Fort Laramie, at the Visitor Information Center

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 2/5/2014

last visited: 8/7/2013

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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

Image for Wildland Diversity -- I-25 Exit 7/US 18 Rest Area, nr Orin WYview gallery

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Wyoming Historical MarkersWildland Diversity -- I-25 Exit 7/US 18 Rest Area, nr Orin WY

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One of two historic markers at this rest area on the Southbound I-25 at the US 18 near Orin WY

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 2/5/2014

last visited: 7/13/2017

Image for Open Spaces Sustained by Agriculture -- I-25 Exit 7/US 18 Rest Area nr Orin WYview gallery

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Wyoming Historical MarkersOpen Spaces Sustained by Agriculture -- I-25 Exit 7/US 18 Rest Area nr Orin WY

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The second of two historic markers at this rest area on the Southbound I-25 at the US 18 near Orin WY.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 2/5/2014

last visited: 7/13/2017

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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 MarkersChugwater

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A small, granite marker stands along the main route through Chugwater, WY, providing a small sound byte of information about its time as a stagecoach stop.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Wyoming

date approved: 9/27/2015

last visited: 9/29/2021

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Wyoming Historical MarkersRawhide Buttes - Lusk, WY

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This location served as a stage station for 11 years.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Go Boilers!

location: Wyoming

date approved: 8/4/2016

last visited: never

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Wyoming Historical MarkersJireh

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Wyoming Historical Marker noting the establishment of the Jireh settlement, which grew into a college and a town. Located on the south side of US 18/20, almost fifteen miles west of Lusk.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Wyoming

date approved: 9/30/2015

last visited: 5/3/2019

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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

Image for Lusk Rest Area - Lusk, WYview gallery

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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 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

Image for Texas Trail Monument - Lusk, WYview gallery

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Wyoming Historical MarkersTexas Trail Monument - Lusk, WY

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A simple monument describing the early cattle history of this part of Wyoming.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cldisme

location: Wyoming

date approved: 7/14/2014

last visited: never

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Wyoming Historical MarkersDeadwood Trail Marker, near Chugwater, WY

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This marks a stage station on the route between Cheyenne and Fort Laramie, and the route north to Montana and Dakota Territory

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ronjean

location: Wyoming

date approved: 7/28/2011

last visited: 12/15/2014

Image for Oregon Trail Enters Wyoming - -US 26 at WY/NE border, nr Torrington WYview gallery

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Wyoming Historical MarkersOregon Trail Enters Wyoming - -US 26 at WY/NE border, nr Torrington WY

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A short granite historic marker at the spot where the Oregon Trail entered Wyoming from Nebraska

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 2/5/2014

last visited: 8/7/2013

Image for American Legion Ferdinand Branstetter Post No. 1 - Van Tassell, WYview gallery

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Wyoming Historical MarkersAmerican Legion Ferdinand Branstetter Post No. 1 - Van Tassell, WY

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A brief history about one of the first American Legion Posts here in Van Tassell, Wyoming.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cldisme

location: Wyoming

date approved: 7/14/2014

last visited: never

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Wyoming Historical MarkersAlbany County Train Robberies

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This Wyoming Historical Marker is one of two at the same location on the north side of US Highway 30/287 at Como Bluffs between Medicine Bow and Rock River.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 9/25/2012

last visited: 6/12/2017

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Wyoming Historical MarkersDinosaur Graveyard

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This Wyoming Historical Marker is the second of two at the same location on the north side of US Highway 30/287 at Como Bluffs between Medicine Bow and Rock River.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 9/25/2012

last visited: 6/12/2017

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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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