Casper in Natrona County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
Casper Army Air Base
Erected by Natrona County Historical Society.
Location. 42° 50.169′ N, 106° 22.349′ W. Marker is in Casper, Wyoming, in Natrona County. Marker can be reached from Fort Caspar Road near Herold Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at or
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Civilian Conservation Corps (here, next to this marker); Eadsville (here, next to this marker); Casper - Natrona County - State Founding (a few steps from this marker); Salt Creek Oil Field (a few steps from this marker); Railroads (a few steps from this marker); Ellen L. Watson (“Cattle Kate”) (within shouting distance of this marker); Goose Egg Ranch (within shouting distance of this marker); Ranching in Wyoming (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Casper.
More about this marker. This marker is part of the Wyoming history walk in Centennial Park, which is adjacent to the Fort Caspar Museum and shares the parking lot.
Also see . . . Painting Wyoming’s Past: The Casper Army Air Base Servicemen’s Club Murals -- WyoHistory. The great majority of the estimated 16,000 to 20,000 soldiers who trained at the base over the course of the war were not from Wyoming. They trained for a short time, and then many were posted to other bases or sent overseas to fight. This became the driving inspiration behind Tebbetts’ (Submitted on December 30, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
Categories. • Air & Space • War, World II •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 156 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.