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Leading the Way Marker
Photographer: Barry Swackhamer
Taken: May 30, 2016
Caption: Leading the Way Marker
Additional Description: Captions: (top center) Captain William A. Jones; (top right) Togwotee and President Chester Arthur are welcomed at Fort Washakie; (bottom left) Togwotee, for whom this pass is named, attended dances at the Wind River Reservation, and was widely feared for his curses enacted during the Sun Dance (shown above).; (bottom center) Comb made from a sheep's hoof; Family group of a Sheep Eater Band.; (bottom right) Jones' prediction was correct. By 1898, there was an Army wagon road through the pass, By 1922, an auto road had been built, and the pass became an important regional transportation link.
Submitted: August 1, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.
Database Locator Identification Number: p358088
File Size: 3.444 Megabytes

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