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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 MarkersRanching from the High Point - Laramie, WY

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This is one of a few markers at the I-80 rest area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Wyoming

date approved: 8/27/2014

last visited: 7/7/2017

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Wyoming Historical MarkersGateway to the Rockies - Laramie, WY

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This is one of a few markers at the I-80 rest area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Wyoming

date approved: 8/27/2014

last visited: 7/6/2017

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Wyoming Historical MarkersTelephone Canyon - Laramie, WY

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This is one of a few markers at the I-80 rest area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Wyoming

date approved: 8/27/2014

last visited: 11/11/2017

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Wyoming Historical MarkersHenry Bourne Joy and the Lincoln Highway - Laramie, WY

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This marker honors the first president of the Lincoln Highway Association.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member NevaP

location: Wyoming

date approved: 6/7/2007

last visited: 5/3/2021

Image for The Purple Heart Trail - Laramie, WYview gallery

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Wyoming Historical MarkersThe Purple Heart Trail - Laramie, WY

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A plaque about the Purple Heart Trail at it's highest point in the United States.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Wyoming

date approved: 3/24/2016

last visited: 5/15/2018

Image for Fort Sanders - Laramie, WYview gallery

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Wyoming Historical MarkersFort Sanders - Laramie, WY

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Ft. Sanders protected travelers along the emigrant trails from 1866 to 1882 as well as crews for the construction of the Union Pacific Railroad.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member IJAdventures

location: Wyoming

date approved: 1/24/2014

last visited: 5/6/2021

Image for The Trails (Part I, II and III) - Cheyenne, WYview gallery

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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

Image for Gene Howard, Cheyenne Botanic Gardens - Cheyenne, WYview gallery

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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 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

Image for Cheyenne Frontier Days (Part II): The Cowgirls - Cheyenne, WYview gallery

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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

Image for Original Cheyenne Reservoir - Cheyenne, WYview gallery

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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

Image for Aviation in Cheyenne (1920-1930s)view gallery

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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

Image for First Transcontinental Airmail Route -Cheyenne Wyomingview gallery

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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

Image for Buffalo Soldiers - Cheyenne, WYview gallery

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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

Image for 1st Lieutenant Vernon J. Baker - Cheyenne, WYview gallery

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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

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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

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

Image for Mt. Sinai Congregation - Cheyenne, WYview gallery

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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 St. Mark's Episcopal Church - Cheyenne, WYview gallery

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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 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

Image for Big Boy 4004, Holliday Park - Cheyenne, WYview gallery

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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

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

Image for 1974 Downtown National Historic District - Cheyenne, WYview gallery

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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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