Fort Bridger in Uinta County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
The Post Trader's Store
The building itself was an "L" shape with one wing of whitewashed wood running to the east and west for the store and a stone section which stood to the northeast for a tavern. The remains of this last section measures 25 feet 5 inches by 53 feet 4 inches. The walls rise 10 1/4 feet and the peak of the roof is 16 feet.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and Castles • Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1881.
Location. 41° 19.103′ N, 110° 23.388′ 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. The Post Trader (here, next to this marker); Fort Bridger (a few steps from this marker); Ice House, Warehouse and Mess Hall (a few steps from this marker); School House, Milk House & Wash House (a few steps from this marker); The First School House in Wyoming (a few steps from this marker); Post Trader’s House (within shouting distance of this marker); Carriage House, Stables and Chicken Coop (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Fort Bridger (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Bridger.
More about this marker. This marker is located on the grounds of Fort Bridger Historic Site. Obtain a map at the entrance or museum.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 18, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 270 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 18, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.