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Near La Barge in Lincoln County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
 

Jim Bridger

Trapper 1844

 
 
Jim Bridger Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan R. Bauer, September 23, 2010
1. Jim Bridger Marker
Inscription.  He little knew that when he cut his name, or had it cut, in this stone, that it would be engraved in the annals of the West deeper than that of any other man. As one of the world's outstanding explorers he guided emigrants, railroads and army in the expansion of the nation
 
Erected by Sublette County Historical Society; Lincoln County Board of Commissioners; Wyoming Highway Department.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ExplorationRoads & VehiclesSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 42° 10.593′ N, 110° 11.245′ W. Marker is near La Barge, Wyoming, in Lincoln County. Marker is on U.S. 189 5.6 miles south of State Highway 235, on the right when traveling south. The marker is on the west side of the road, across from a group of buildings on the east side of the highway and inside a chain link enclosure. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: La Barge WY 83123, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Names Hill (here, next to this marker);
Names Carved in the Cliff image. Click for full size.
By Bryan R. Bauer, September 23, 2010
2. Names Carved in the Cliff
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Names Hill State Historic Site (a few steps from this marker); Seeds-Kee-Dee-Agie, Spanish River, Rio Verde, Green River (approx. 4.2 miles away).
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. Another Jim Bridger marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 25, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 6, 2010, by Bryan R. Bauer of Kearns, Ut 84118. This page has been viewed 1,016 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 6, 2010, by Bryan R. Bauer of Kearns, Ut 84118. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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