The group included Marie Dorian, the Iowa Indian wife of guide, Pierre Dorian, and her two children, ages 2 and 4. Later during the trip, on Dec. 30, 1811, stopping for only one day, she gave birth to her third child.
Continuing their journey, the Astorians crossed the divide one mile north of here on to the waters of the Columbia River. These were the first white men in what is now Sublette County.
Erected by Sublette County Museum Board.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Exploration. A significant historical month for this entry is December 1917.
Location. 43° 7.167′ N, 110° 10.774′ W. Marker is in Bondurant, Wyoming, in Sublette County. Marker is on U.S. 191, ¼ mile west of Miner Creek Road, on the left
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Tie Drive on Green River (approx. 11.2 miles away); Gros Ventre Lodge (approx. 15.3 miles away).
Also see . . . Astor Expedition - Wikipedia. (Submitted on September 12, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 12, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,187 times since then and 161 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 12, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.