Near Fort Laramie in Goshen County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
Shown in an 1889 photograph, “Old Bedlam” is generally regarded as the Bachelor Officiers Quarters. However, the left half was used as Post Headquarters and Commanders Apartment in the 1860ís and, at various times, the building was occupied by married officiers.
Location. 42° 12.211′ N, 104° 33.457′ W. Marker is near Fort Laramie, Wyoming, in Goshen County. Marker can be reached from Gray Rocks Road near Wyoming Highway 160. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 965 Gray Rocks Road, Fort Laramie WY 82212, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Sutlerís Store (a few steps from this marker); “Officers Row” (within shouting distance of this marker); The Pony Express (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named The Pony Express (within shouting distance of this marker); Transcontinental Telegraph Fort Laramie (within shouting distance of this marker); Infantry Barracks (within shouting distance of this marker); Magazine (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Fort Laramie.
More about this marker. This marker is at the Fort Laramie National Historic Site.
Also see . . . Fort Laramie, Old Bedlam, Fort Laramie, Goshen County, WY. The Historic American Buildings Survey record for Old Bedlam. (Submitted on December 23, 2014.)
Categories. • Forts, Castles •
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