Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Afton in Lincoln County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
 

Osmond

 
 
Osmond Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, September 11, 2015
1. Osmond Marker
Inscription.  Dry Creek, later called Mt. Pleasant, was settled in 1886. The first public building erected in this area, 1891, was a log schoolhouse also used as a church. Students furnished their own desks and stools. George Hardman, teacher. Osmond Ward, organized September 8, 1901, Andrew M. Neilson, Bishop. Named honored, George Osmond, first president of Star Valley Stake, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
 
Erected 1970 by Daughters of Utah Pioneers. (Marker Number 371.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionEducationSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of Utah Pioneers series list.
 
Location. 42° 40.67′ N, 110° 55.993′ W. Marker is in Afton, Wyoming, in Lincoln County. Marker is on State Highway 241 near Dry Creek Road (County Route 146), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2840 Wyoming Highway 241, Afton WY 83110, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 12 miles of this
Paid Advertisement
Click on the ad for more information.
Please report objectionable advertising to the Editor.
Click or scan to see
this page online
marker, measured as the crow flies. Afton Wyoming (approx. 3.2 miles away); Mormons in Star Valley (approx. 3.4 miles away); Star Valley (approx. 3.4 miles away); Lander Cut-off of the Oregon Trail (approx. 6.9 miles away); Periodic Spring (approx. 11.9 miles away); Lander Cut-off (approx. 11.9 miles away); a different marker also named Lander Cut-off of the Oregon Trail (approx. 11.9 miles away).
 
Osmond Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, September 11, 2015
2. Osmond Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 12, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 429 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 12, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.

Share this page.  
Share on Tumblr
m=90525

CeraNet Cloud Computing sponsors the Historical Marker Database.
This website earns income from purchases you make after using our links to Amazon.com. We appreciate your support.
Paid Advertisement
May. 21, 2024