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Douglas in Converse County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
 

The Oregon Trail

 
 
The Oregon Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, September 18, 2015
1. The Oregon Trail Marker
Inscription.  
The Oregon Trail
1841
four miles south

Ft. Fetterman 1867
seven miles north

Highway crosses Fetterman
Trail route here.
 
Erected 1943 by Historical Landmark Commission of Wyoming.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Oregon Trail series list.
 
Location. 42° 45.987′ N, 105° 28.762′ W. Marker is in Douglas, Wyoming, in Converse County. Marker is on State Highway 96 near Spring Canyon Road (Route 11), on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 88 Wyoming Highway 96, Douglas WY 82633, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bill Hooker (here, next to this marker); Junction of the Oregon Trail (approx. 3.1 miles away); John Hunton (approx. 4.6 miles away); Douglas (approx. 4.7 miles away); Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (CB&Q) 4-8-4 Steam Locomotive #5633
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(approx. 4.7 miles away); Chicago Burlington & Quincy Railroad (CB&Q) Wooden Caboose (approx. 4.7 miles away); Chicago & Northwestern Railway (C&NW) Steel Sheathed Wooden Day Coach (approx. 4.7 miles away); Fremont, Elkhorn & Missouri Valley Railroad Passenger Depot (approx. 4.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Douglas.
 
More about this marker. This marker is adjacent to the Bill Hooker marker.
 
The Oregon Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, September 18, 2015
2. The Oregon Trail Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 8, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 547 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 8, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.

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