Near Lander in Fremont County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
The Oregon Trail
In memory of those who passed this way to win and hold the West
Plaque placed by the Historical Landmark Commission of Wyoming
Erected 1950 by Historical Landmark Commission of Wyoming.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Oregon Trail series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1950.
Location. 42° 17.105′ N, 109° 3.492′ W. Marker is near Lander, Wyoming, in Fremont County. Marker is on U.S. 28, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lander WY 82520, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Parting of the Ways (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named "Parting of the Ways" (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named The Parting of the Ways (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Way West (approx. 5.4 miles The Corridor West (approx. 5.4 miles away); The Fur Trade (approx. 5.4 miles away); South Pass (approx. 5.4 miles away); a different marker also named South Pass (approx. 5.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lander.
More about this marker. This marker is located at the "Parting of the Ways" turnout on the north side of Wyoming Highway 28.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 28, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 425 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 28, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.