Near Fort Laramie in Goshen County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
Lancaster P. Lupton
Stood fifty yards to the
Erected 1951 by Historical Landmarks Commission of Wyoming.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts or Castles • Settlements & Settlers.
Location. 42° 12.549′ N, 104° 32.248′ W. Marker is near Fort Laramie, Wyoming, in Goshen County. Marker is on State Highway 160 near State Highway 59, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Laramie WY 82212, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Spanning a Century: End of an Era (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Army Bridge Over the Platte River (approx. ¼ mile away); Fort Laramie National Historic Site (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Cavalry Stables (approx. one mile away); Noncommissioned Officers’ Quarters (approx. one mile away); Handcarts – The New Plan (approx. one mile away); Post Quartermaster’s Area‘Where’s the Wall?’ (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Laramie.
Also see . . . Fort Platte - Wyoming Places. A post called Fort Platte is believed to have been built by rival trappers in 1841, about a mile and a half from Fort William and nearer the confluence of the Laramie and Platte Rivers. (Submitted on December 19, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 19, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 332 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on December 19, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. 2. submitted on August 12, 2015, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. 3. submitted on December 19, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.