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Alcova in Natrona County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
 

Oregon Trail

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, May 31, 2016
1. Oregon Trail Marker
Inscription.  
Marked by State of Wyoming
1914

 
Erected 1914 by State of Wyoming.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Roads & VehiclesSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Oregon Trail series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1914.
 
Location. 42° 29.694′ N, 107° 7.992′ W. Marker is in Alcova, Wyoming, in Natrona County. Marker can be reached from State Highway 220 at milepost 63 near Oregon Trail Road (County Route 319), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Alcova WY 82620, 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. Independence Rock (a few steps from this marker); The Preservation of Independence Rock (a few steps from this marker); The Ox-Team Monument Expedition (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Naming a Landmark (about 800 feet away); Geologic Story (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Independence Rock
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By Barry Swackhamer, May 31, 2016
2. Oregon Trail Marker
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Ella Watson (approx. 5.1 miles away); Frederick Richard Fulkerson (approx. 5.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Alcova.
 
Regarding Oregon Trail. This marker is on the north side of Independence Rock at Independence Rock State Historic Site.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 1, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 30, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 396 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 1, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.

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