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Near Bessemer Bend in Natrona County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
 

The Oregon Trail

1841

 
 
The Oregon Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 17, 2015
1. The Oregon Trail Marker
Inscription.
Oregon Trail approximately four miles north, on bend of North Platte visible to the north. Robert Stuart in 1812 erected the first white man's cabin in Wyoming.

 
Erected 1943 by Historical Landmark Commission of Wyoming.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Oregon Trail marker series.
 
Location. 42° 44.862′ N, 106° 31.212′ W. Marker is near Bessemer Bend, Wyoming, in Natrona County. Marker is on State Highway 220 near Bessemer Bend South Road (Route 309), on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Casper WY 82604, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. "History Is Not Obvious" (approx. 1.9 miles away); Queen City of the West (approx. 1.9 miles away); Ranching Takes Its Place (approx. 1.9 miles away); Red Buttes (approx. 1.9 miles away); Science Visits the West (approx. 1.9 miles away); Shape of the Future (approx. 1.9 miles away); Reluctant Farewells (approx. 1.9 miles away); Witnessing the Past (approx. 1.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Bessemer Bend.
 
More about this marker. This marker is locate at a pullout on the
The Oregon Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 17, 2015
2. The Oregon Trail Marker
east side of Wyoming Highway 220.
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 134 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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