Near Douglas in Converse County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
The viewing device on the left pinpoints the probable former site of a ferry crossing the North Platte River. Because the Hog Ranch was off-limits, soldiers who desired to visit it usually swam the river. Later a bridge was built not far from the present highway crossing.
Erected by Fort Fetterman State Historic Site.
Location. 42° 50.791′ N, 105° 29.12′ W. Marker is near Douglas, Wyoming, in Converse County. Marker is on Route 93, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Douglas WY 82633, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Water Supply (a few steps from this marker); Bozeman Trail Fort Fetterman (approx. ľ mile away); The One Mile Hog Ranch (approx. one mile away); The Oregon Trail (approx. 5.5 miles away); Bill Hooker (approx. 5.5 miles away); Ayres Natural Bridge Park (approx. 7.5 miles away); John Hunton (approx. 7.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Douglas.
More about this marker. This marker is on the grounds of Fort Fetterman State Historical Park, located approximately 5 miles north of Douglas on Wyoming State Highway 93.
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