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Glenrock in Converse County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
 

Rock in the Glen

 
 
Rock in the Glen Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 17, 2015
1. Rock in the Glen Marker
Inscription. On July 26, 1842 John C. Fremont's first expedition to the far west guided by Kit Carson with Joseph Bissonette as interpreter, also L. Maxwell as hunter, camped in this rocky glen.

Names and dates of many of the 300,000 travelers of the Oregon Trail are here.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Oregon Trail marker series.
 
Location. 42° 51.666′ N, 105° 52.962′ W. Marker is in Glenrock, Wyoming, in Converse County. Marker is on West Birch Street (U.S. 26) near Wyoming Highway 95, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 942 West Birch Street, Glenrock WY 82637, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ferdinand V. Hayden (approx. half a mile away); Deer Creek Station (approx. 0.6 miles away); Ada Magill (approx. 4.9 miles away); Alah H. Unthank (approx. 5.3 miles away); Big Muddy Oil Field (approx. 6 miles away).
 
More about this marker. This marker is located at a small park on the south side of U.S. Highway 20/26 at the west edge of Glenrock.
 
Categories. Exploration
 
Rock in the Glen Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 17, 2015
2. Rock in the Glen Marker
Rock in the Glen image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 17, 2015
3. Rock in the Glen
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 243 times since then and 31 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.
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