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

Junction of the Oregon Trail

 
 
Junction of the Oregon Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 18, 2015
1. Junction of the Oregon Trail Marker
Inscription.
This Monument
marks the junction
of the Oregon Trail
and road to Old Ft.
Fetterman nine
miles north of this
spot. Established
July 10, 1867. Abandoned
May 25, 1882.

 
Erected 1915 by State of Wyoming and Citizens of Converse County.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Oregon Trail marker series.
 
Location. 42° 43.32′ N, 105° 29.142′ W. Marker is near Douglas, Wyoming, in Converse County. Marker is on Cold Springs Road (State Highway 91) near Bedtick Road (County Route 8), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 672 Cold Springs Road, Douglas WY 82633, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bill Hooker (approx. 3.1 miles away); The Oregon Trail (approx. 3.1 miles away); John Hunton (approx. 5 miles away); Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (CB&Q) 4-8-4 Steam Locomotive #5633 (approx. 5.6 miles away); Douglas (approx. 5.6 miles away); Union Pacific Railroad (UP) Double Deck Stock Car
Junction of the Oregon Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 18, 2015
2. Junction of the Oregon Trail Marker
(approx. 5.6 miles away); Fairmont Motor Car (approx. 5.6 miles away); Douglas Railroad Interpretive Center (approx. 5.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Douglas.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 8, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 255 times since then and 51 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 8, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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