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Casper in Natrona County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
 

Mormon Pioneer Trail

1847 - 1868

 
 
Mormon Pioneer Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 16, 2015
1. Mormon Pioneer Trail Marker
Inscription.  
1336 miles - Nauvoo, Illinois to the Salt Lake Valley
(Diagram of the Mormon Pioneer Trail)

 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Mormon Pioneer Trail series list.
 
Location. 42° 50.151′ N, 106° 22.265′ W. Marker is in Casper, Wyoming, in Natrona County. Marker is on Fort Caspar Road 0.1 miles west of South West Wyoming Boulevard (Wyoming Highway 258), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4001 Fort Caspar Rd, Casper WY 82604, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Pony Express (here, next to this marker); Oregon Trail (here, next to this marker); Indians Of Wyoming (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Fort Caspar (within shouting distance of this marker); Robert Stuart Cabin Site (within shouting distance of this marker); Military Explorers (within shouting distance of this marker); Oregon/California/Mormon Trails
Mormon Pioneer Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 16, 2015
2. Mormon Pioneer Trail Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); The Mormons (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Casper.
 
More about this marker. This marker is located near the Fort Caspar Museum and Visitors Center.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 12, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 17, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 222 times since then and 4 times this year. Last updated on January 12, 2021, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 17, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.
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