Is not abandoned!
There are typically three types of preserving historic buildings: reconstruction, rehabilitation, and stabilization. If youíve been to South Pass City, youíve seen examples of reconstruction, which consist of creating replicas of buildings that no longer exist. Atlantic City has many examples of rehabilitation-historic buildings that have been adapted for modern use while keeping most of their original features.
Here at Miners Delight the Bureau of Land Management is using another preservation approach stabilization to keep the buildings standing while preserving the atmosphere of an old ghost mining town. Look for signs
What do you think of this preservation approach?
Erected by USDI Bureau of Land Management.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers.
Location. 42° 31.98′ N, 108° 40.788′ W. Marker is near Atlantic City, Wyoming, in Fremont County. Marker can be reached from Fort Stambough Loop. Located off Fort Stambough Loop, in the old Minerís Delight town. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lander WY 82520, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Miners Delight: The Boomís Broken Promises (approx. 2.2 miles away); Fort Stambaugh, 1870-1878 (approx. 2.2 miles away); Atlantic City: Surviving the Bust (approx. 3.6 miles away); Gold Flakes to Yellowcake Historic Mine Trail (approx. 4.1 miles away); The Atlantic City Project (approx. 4.1 miles away); Rock Creek (approx. 4.1 miles away); Red Canyon (approx. 4.9 miles away); Red Canyon Wildlife Habitat Management Area (approx. 5.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atlantic City.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 12, 2020, by Connor Olson of Lemmon, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 39 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 12, 2020, by Connor Olson of Lemmon, South Dakota. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.