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Near Sinclair in Carbon County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
 

Fort Fred Steele

 
 
Fort Fred Steele Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, July 6, 2013
1. Fort Fred Steele Marker
Inscription.  
Fort Fred Steele
U.S. Military Post
June 30, 1868
to
August 7, 1886

Marked by the
State of Wyoming
1914

 
Erected 1914 by State of Wyoming.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Forts and Castles. A significant historical month for this entry is June 1868.
 
Location. 41° 46.678′ N, 106° 56.826′ W. Marker is near Sinclair, Wyoming, in Carbon County. Marker can be reached from County Road 347, 1.7 miles north of Old Highway. Marker can be reached by driving to the end of County Road 347 to the parking lot for the Fort Fred Steele Historic Site and walking the pedestrian path underneath the railroad tracks to Fort Fred Steele. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sinclair WY 82334, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort Fred Steele after 1886 (a few steps from this marker); Enlisted Men's Barracks (within shouting distance of this marker); Viewing the Fort Grounds (within shouting distance of this marker); The Passenger's Railroad (within shouting
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distance of this marker); The Great Lincoln Highway... (within shouting distance of this marker); This January 1880 plan of Fort Fred Steele... (within shouting distance of this marker); Wild Times In Benton! (within shouting distance of this marker); Thornburgh's Command (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sinclair.
 
Fort Fred Steele Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall
2. Fort Fred Steele Marker
At southeast corner of the fort parade grounds
Fort Fred Steele image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, July 6, 2013
3. Fort Fred Steele
Chimney and Foundation of Barracks Building
The National Register of Historic Places Plaque image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, September 9, 2015
4. The National Register of Historic Places Plaque
The National Register of Historic Places
Wyoming Place No. 18

Fort Fred Steele
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 22, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 627 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 22, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.   4. submitted on October 22, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.

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Jun. 17, 2024