Fort Bridger in Uinta County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
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
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 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.
Categories. • Exploration • Forts, Castles • Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers •
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.