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Fort Bridger in Uinta County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
 

Post Sun Dial

 
 
Post Sun Dial Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, September 10, 2015
1. Post Sun Dial Marker
Inscription.  made under direction of Major E.R.S. Candy 10-th Infantry Post Commander 1853 (sic) -1860. Killed by Modoc Indians.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Forts and Castles.
 
Location. 41° 19.037′ N, 110° 23.445′ W. Marker is in Fort Bridger, Wyoming, in Uinta County. Marker can be reached from Business U.S. 80 near Main Street when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Bridger WY 82933, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 1st Commanding Officer's Quarters (within shouting distance of this marker); Commanding Officer's Quarters. (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Commanding Officer's Quarters. (within shouting distance of this marker); The Lincoln Highway (within shouting distance of this marker); The Carter Cemetery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Officer's Quarters (log) (about 300 feet away); Fort Bridger in 1889 (about 400 feet away); Officer's Quarters and Enlisted Men's Barracks (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Bridger.
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More about this marker. This marker is located on the grounds of Fort Bridger Historic Site. Obtain a map at the entrance or museum.
 
Bandstand located on the Fort Bridger parade ground image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, September 10, 2015
2. Bandstand located on the Fort Bridger parade ground
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 16, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 254 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 16, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.

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