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Fort Bridger in Uinta County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
 

Fort Bridger

 
 
Fort Bridger Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan R. Bauer, September 22, 2010
1. Fort Bridger Marker
Inscription.
Established
As a Trading Post in 1843
U. S. Military Post
On the Overland Trail
June 10, 1858 to October 6, 1890

This monument erected by
a few interested residents of the
Community in the year
1914

 
Erected 1914 by Citizens of Fort Bridger.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Overland Trail marker series.
 
Location. 41° 19.1′ N, 110° 23.331′ W. Marker is in Fort Bridger, Wyoming, in Uinta County. Marker is at the intersection of Business Interstate 80 and Main Street, on the right when traveling east on Interstate 80Business . Click for map. The obelisk with the marker is just south of the statue of Jim Bridger. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Bridger WY 82933, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jim Bridger (here, next to this marker); Old Fort Bridger (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Fort Bridger (within shouting distance of this marker); The Post Trader's Store (within shouting distance of this marker); The Post Trader
Fort Bridger Marker and Obelisk image. Click for full size.
By Bryan R. Bauer, September 22, 2010
2. Fort Bridger Marker and Obelisk
(within shouting distance of this marker); Ice House, Warehouse and Mess Hall (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); School House, Milk House & Wash House (about 300 feet away); The First School House in Wyoming (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Fort Bridger.
 
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Obelisk with Fort Bridger in Background image. Click for full size.
By Bryan R. Bauer, September 22, 2010
3. Obelisk with Fort Bridger in Background
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bryan R. Bauer of Kearns, Ut 84118. This page has been viewed 643 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bryan R. Bauer of Kearns, Ut 84118. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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