Oregon Trail in Fort Laramie -- US 26, downtown Fort Laramie WY
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz
N 42° 12.775 W 104° 31.010
13T E 539881 N 4673529
Quick Description: A 1926 official Oregon Trail medallion marker in downtown Fort Laramie, at the Visitor Information Center
Location: Wyoming, United States
Date Posted: 2/4/2014 3:11:09 PM
Waymark Code: WMK2VA
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
Views: 2

Long Description:
This official Oregon Trail marker has the beautiful medallion designed by James Earl Fraser in a concrete base. It stands along US 26 in the lawn of the Fort Laramie visitor Center downtown.

For more on James Earle Fraser, see here: (visit link)

For the Oregon Trail, see here: (visit link)

The marker reads as follows:

"[OT medallion]

To all Pioneers
who passed this way
To win and hold the West

Trail Crossed
one mile south of this point

Erected by
Ft. Laramie citizens and friends
Marker Name: Oregon Trail

Marker Type: City

Addtional Information:
At the Fort Laramie visitor center on US 26

Group Responsible for Placement: Oregon Trail Association

Date Dedicated: 1932

Web link(s) for additional information: [Web Link]

Marker Number: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
Please post a photo of you OR your GPS at the marker location. Also if you know of any additional links not already mentioned about this bit of Wyoming history please include that in your log.
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