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Lander in Fremont County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
 

M.N Baldwin Co.

1884

 

—Crux Coffee —

 
M.N Baldwin Co. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 30, 2016
1. M.N Baldwin Co. Marker
Inscription. Major Noyes Baldwin and his wife, Josephine Wright Baldwin, were some of the earliest settlers in the Lander Valley. Before establishing the dry good store in Lander, he had a trading post near Hudson, Wyoming, a log trading post on Baldwin Creek, and a store in South Pass.
 
Erected by Fremont County Museum.
 
Location. 42° 49.999′ N, 108° 43.881′ W. Marker is in Lander, Wyoming, in Fremont County. Marker is on Main Street (U.S. 287) near North 3rd Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 300 Main Street, Lander WY 82520, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Noble Lane Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Noble Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Fremont Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Bossert Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lander Hotel (about 300 feet away); Main Street (about 500 feet away); Palace Pharmacy, Albany Hotel, US Post Office (about 600 feet away); IOOF Building - Golden Rule Store (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Lander.
 
Also see . . .  M.N Baldwin Co. - Fremont County Museum
M.N Baldwin Co. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 30, 2016
2. M.N Baldwin Co. Marker
. Scroll down the page and consult the Lander Walking Tour map, clicking on the item of interest.
The original 1884 store was built of native stone and stocked just about anything that pioneer family would need. The native stone can still be seen on the back portion of the building facing Third Street. (Submitted on July 18, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.) 
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 121 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page was last revised on July 18, 2016.
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