Near Farson in Sweetwater County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
The day earlier a similar burning of 52 army supply wagons took place near here at Smith's Bluff.
Location. 42° 1.084′ N, 109° 35.462′ W. Marker is near Farson, Wyoming, in Sweetwater County. Marker is on State Highway 28 9 miles west of U.S. 191, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Farson WY 82932, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Utah War (a few steps from this marker); Burning Wagons (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Simpson's Hollow (within shouting distance of this marker); First Transcontinental Telegraph (approx. 2.1 miles away); Emigrant/Indian Relations (approx. 2.1 miles away); Pilot Butte & "Graves" of the Unknown Emigrants Pilot Butte (approx. 2.1 miles away); Continuing the Journey West (approx. 2.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Farson.
Also see . . . Utah War: U.S. Government Versus Mormon Settlers. Article from Wild West Magazine. (Submitted on July 26, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.)
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