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Meeteetse in Park County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
 

Amelia Earhart

In Wyoming

 
 
Amelia Earhart Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 17, 2020
1. Amelia Earhart Marker
Inscription.  
In Memory of the World Famous Aviatrix
First Woman to Fly Across the Atlantic
June 17, 1928 and May 20, 1932
Was Building a Summer Home Near Here
When She Left to Fly Around the Earth
and Was Lost in the South Pacific
July 2, 1937

Erected by Her Wyoming Friends

 
Erected by Her Wyoming Friends.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpaceWomen.
 
Location. 44° 9.639′ N, 108° 52.502′ W. Marker is in Meeteetse, Wyoming, in Park County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 120 and Mary Avenue, on the left when traveling south on State Highway 120. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Meeteetse WY 82433, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First National Bank of Meeteetse (approx. 0.3 miles away); Arland (approx. 2.1 miles away); Site of Halfway House Stage Stop (approx. 11.1 miles away).
 
More about this marker. The marker is in a small triangular park bound by Montana Highway 120, Mary Avenue and State Street.
 
Also see . . .  Earhart Once Piloted "Weird Windmill Ship" across Wyoming -- WyoHistory.org
Amelia Earhart Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 17, 2020
2. Amelia Earhart Marker
. Most people associate Amelia Earhart with aviation, worldwide fame and her mysterious disappearance in 1937 during an attempt to fly around the world. Fewer may realize that the record-setting pilot flew an experimental aircraft across Wyoming and made plans for a vacation home in the mountains above Meeteetse. (Submitted on February 19, 2021, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.) 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, September 17, 2020
3. Contributors
Amelia Earhart at Meeteetse image. Click for full size.
By Centerofthewest.org
4. Amelia Earhart at Meeteetse
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 19, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 19, 2021, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 54 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 19, 2021, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.
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