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Banner in Sheridan County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
 

Lodge Trail Ridge

 
 
Lodge Trail Ridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 23, 2015
1. Lodge Trail Ridge Marker
Inscription.
Lodge Trail Ridge divided the drainages of both Piney Creeks with the drainage of Peno (now Prairie Dog) Creek. Up this divide, north beyond Phil Kearny, climbed the Bozeman Trail on its route to Montana. There, December 21, 1866, in violation of explicit orders, Fetterman led his command of eighty-one men. There were no survivors to return.
 
Location. 44° 31.963′ N, 106° 49.662′ W. Marker is in Banner, Wyoming, in Sheridan County. Marker is on Wagon Box Road, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is located at Fort Phil Kearny. Marker is in this post office area: Banner WY 82832, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sullivant Ridge (here, next to this marker); Site of a Sawmill (a few steps from this marker); A monument Honoring John “Portugee” Phillips (a few steps from this marker); The Fort Kearny Sawmills (a few steps from this marker); Pilot Hill (within shouting distance of this marker); Protecting the Travelers or the Garrison? (within shouting distance of this marker); Cemetery Site (within shouting distance of this marker); Touring the Fort (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Banner.
 
More about this marker.
Lodge Trail Ridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 23, 2015
2. Lodge Trail Ridge Marker
The left side of the marker contains a map which shows the route Fetterman took from Fort Phil Kearny to Lodge Trail Ridge. Below this is a picture of two mounted soldiers with Lodge Trail Ridge visible in the background.
 
Also see . . .  Fort Phil Kearny State Historic Site. (Submitted on August 25, 2015, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesWars, US Indian
 
Marker at Fort Phil Kearny image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 23, 2015
3. Marker at Fort Phil Kearny
Several markers can be found in front of Fort Phil Kearny. The Lodge Trail Ridge marker is the middle of the three seen here.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 165 times since then and 18 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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