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

The Sutlerís House

 
 
The Sutlerís House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 2, 2015
1. The Sutlerís House Marker
Inscription.
The Victorian-style cottage, built in 1863 and shown in this 1868 photograph, must have been a strange sight on the untamed Northern Plains.

Sometime between 1875 and 1882, the cottage was replaced by a much larger lime-grout structure, used by the Sutler or his agents until the abandonment of the post in 1890.
RIGHT: Families of Post Trader John London and Captain Louis Brechemin. This 1886 photograph reflects the serenity of Fort Laramieís declining years.
 
Erected by National Park Service.
 
Location. 42° 12.244′ N, 104° 33.425′ W. Marker is in Fort Laramie, Wyoming, in Goshen County. Marker can be reached from State Highway 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. Fort Laramie (within shouting distance of this marker); Transcontinental Telegraph (within shouting distance of this marker); The Pony Express (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named The Pony Express (within
The Sutlerís House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 2, 2015
2. The Sutlerís House Marker
shouting distance of this marker); Cavalry Barracks (within shouting distance of this marker); A Fatherís Grief . . . A Soldierís Honor (within shouting distance of this marker); The Sutlerís Store (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Bedlam (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Fort Laramie.
 
More about this marker. A 19th century photograph of the Sutler's House appears at the top of the marker.
 
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
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 167 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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