Near Sinclair in Carbon County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
Fort Fred Steele State Historic Site
When the Fort was abandoned in 1886, a sparse population of civilians remained and established the community of Fort Steele. Over the next half century, the town became the focal point for a number of activities including wool production, timber milling, and ice cutting operations.
Erected by Wyoming State Parks & Cultural Resources.
Location. 41° 46.496′ N, 106° 56.975′ W. Marker is near Sinclair, Wyoming, in Carbon County. Marker can be reached from County Route 347 near Interstate 80, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sinclair WY 82334, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Early Construction (a few steps from this marker); Fenimore Chatterton (about 700 feet A Tourist's Railroad (about 700 feet away); Powder Magazine (about 700 feet away); Cemetery (about 700 feet away); Sheepherder's Community (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ranching (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sheep Ranching (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Sinclair.
More about this marker. The marker is at the Fort Steele Visitors Center and Museum located to the left off of County Road 374.
Categories. • Forts, Castles •
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