Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Sweetwater Station in Fremont County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
 

Oregon Trail

1841

 
 
Oregon Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 29, 2016
1. Oregon Trail Marker
Inscription.
Continental Divide at South Pass 35 miles West

 
Erected 1943 by Historical Landmark Commission of Wyoming.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Oregon Trail marker series.
 
Location. 42° 32.659′ N, 108° 11.311′ W. Marker is in Sweetwater Station, Wyoming, in Fremont County. Marker is at the intersection of Wyoming 789 (U.S. 287) and Sand Draw Road (Wyoming Route 135), on the right when traveling west on Wyoming 789. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4189 Wyoming 789, Lander WY 82520, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sweetwater Willows (here, next to this marker); The Sweetwater Valley (here, next to this marker); Sweetwater Station (a few steps from this marker); Women of Sixth Crossing (approx. 0.4 miles away); Sixth Crossing (approx. 3.1 miles away); Beaver Rim and the Wind River Range (approx. 5.9 miles away); Gold Flakes to Yellowcake Historic Mine Trail (approx. 5.9 miles away); Ice Slough (approx. 9.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Sweetwater Station.
 
More about this marker. This marker is located at the Sweetwater Station rest
Oregon Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 29, 2016
2. Oregon Trail Marker
area.
 
Categories. Roads & VehiclesSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 96 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page was last revised on July 13, 2016.
Paid Advertisement