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Fort Laramie in Goshen County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
 

“Officers Row”

 
 
“Officers Row” Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 2, 2015
1. “Officers Row” Marker
Inscription.
This 1889 winter scene shows buildings along the west side of the Parade Ground which housed Fort Laramie’s officer complement – hence, “Officers Row”.
RIGHT TO LEFT, the “Burt” House, the “Surgeon’s” quarters, two adobe quarters and “Old Bedlam”. The surgeon’s eminent position in the social life of Fort Laramie is reflected in this 1888 view (left).
 
Erected by National Park Service.
 
Location. 42° 12.191′ N, 104° 33.471′ W. Marker is in Fort Laramie, Wyoming, in Goshen County. Marker can be reached from Wyoming Route 160, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is located at Fort Laramie National Historic Site. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Laramie WY 82212, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Infantry Barracks (a few steps from this marker); Old Bedlam (within shouting distance of this marker); Magazine (within shouting distance of this marker); The Sutler’s Store (within shouting distance of this marker); John (Portugee) Phillips (within shouting distance
“Officers Row” Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 2, 2015
2. “Officers Row” Marker
of this marker); The Pony Express (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named The Pony Express (about 300 feet away); Transcontinental Telegraph (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Fort Laramie.
 
Also see . . .  Fort Laramie National Historic Site. (Submitted on August 11, 2015, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. Forts, Castles
 
Marker at Fort Laramie image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 2, 2015
3. Marker at Fort Laramie
Surgeon’s Quarters on Officers Row image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 2, 2015
4. Surgeon’s Quarters on Officers Row
Inside the Surgeon’s Quarters image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 2, 2015
5. Inside the Surgeon’s Quarters
Dining Room in the Surgeon’s Quarters image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 2, 2015
6. Dining Room in the Surgeon’s Quarters
The “Burt” House on Officers Row image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 2, 2015
7. The “Burt” House on Officers Row
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 150 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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