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Near La Barge in Lincoln County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
 

Jim Bridger

Trapper 1844

 
 
Jim Bridger Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan R. Bauer, September 23, 2010
1. Jim Bridger Marker
Inscription. He little knew that when he cut his name, or had it cut, in this stone, that it would be engraved in the annals of the West deeper than that of any other man. As one of the world's outstanding explorers he guided emigrants, railroads and army in the expansion of the nation
 
Erected by Sublette County Historical Society; Lincoln County Board of Commissioners; Wyoming Highway Department.
 
Location. 42° 10.593′ N, 110° 11.245′ W. Marker is near La Barge, Wyoming, in Lincoln County. Marker is on U.S. 189 5.6 miles south of State Highway 235, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. The marker is on the west side of the road, across from a group of buildings on the east side of the highway and inside a chain link enclosure. Marker is in this post office area: La Barge WY 83123, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Names Hill (here, next to this marker); Names Hill State Historic Site (within shouting distance of this marker); Seeds-Kee-Dee-Agie, Spanish River, Rio Verde, Green River (approx. 4.2 miles away).
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. Another Jim Bridger marker.
 
Also see . . .
Names Carved in the Cliff image. Click for full size.
By Bryan R. Bauer, September 23, 2010
2. Names Carved in the Cliff
 James Bridger - Utah History to Go. (Submitted on October 13, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. ExplorationRoads & VehiclesSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bryan R. Bauer of Kearns, Ut 84118. This page has been viewed 856 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. 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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