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To All Pioneers Who Passed This Way to Win and Hold the West

 
 
To All Pioneers Who Passed This Way to Win and Hold the West Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, June 11, 2011
1. To All Pioneers Who Passed This Way to Win and Hold the West Marker
Inscription.  Route of Lander cut-off first government financed road in Wyoming. Officially called Ft. Kearney, South Pass and Honey Lake Road. Built in 1858 from Rocky Ridge to Ft. Hall to provide shorter route for emigrants.
 
Erected 1947 by Wyoming Historical Landmark Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Roads & VehiclesSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1858.
 
Location. 42° 37.564′ N, 109° 39.473′ W. Marker is in Boulder, Wyoming, in Sublette County. Marker is on U.S. 191, 1.7 miles west of Wyoming Highway 351, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Boulder WY 82923, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. “The Best Mountain Road in the West” (within shouting distance of this marker); Sand Springs - A Stop on the Oregon Trail (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lieutenant J.C. Fremont's Week in Sublette County (approx. 9 miles away); New Fork River Crossing (approx. 9.7 miles away); Rising to the Challenge of the New Fork River
To All Pioneers Who Passed This Way to Win and Hold the West Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, June 11, 2011
2. To All Pioneers Who Passed This Way to Win and Hold the West Marker
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(approx. 9.8 miles away); Crossing the New Fork River (approx. 9.8 miles away); "We Busy Ourselves in Various Ways" (approx. 9.8 miles away); The First Engines: Oxen, Mules, and Horses (approx. 9.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Boulder.
 
 
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 582 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 12, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.

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