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Lander in Fremont County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
 

Lander Valley Historical Sites

 
 
Lander Vally Historical Sites Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, May 29, 2016
1. Lander Vally Historical Sites Marker
Inscription.  
Scouts and Trappers visited this area by 1811 and rendezvous were held in 1829, in 1830, and in 1836.

Camp Magraw, 1857, site 2.1 miles north.

Fort Thompson, 1857-1858, was located 4.4 miles north of here.

Camp Augur, 1869-1870, became the original Camp Brown, 1870-1871. Location was ˝ mile west on the south side of Main Street.

Lander was named in 1875 in honor of Gen. Frederick West Lander.
 
Erected 1955 by Historical Landmark Commission of Wyoming.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ExplorationForts and Castles. A significant historical year for this entry is 1811.
 
Location. 42° 49.944′ N, 108° 43.62′ W. Marker is in Lander, Wyoming, in Fremont County. Marker is on East Main Street (U.S. 287) near North 1st Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 150 East Main Street, Lander WY 82520, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lander's Mill (within shouting distance of this marker); I.O.O.F. Building (about 600 feet away, measured
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in a direct line); IOOF Building - Golden Rule Store (about 600 feet away); Palace Pharmacy, Albany Hotel, US Post Office (about 700 feet away); Main Street (about 700 feet away); Lander Hotel (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bossert Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fremont Hotel (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lander.
 
Lander Vally Historical Sites Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, May 29, 2016
2. Lander Vally Historical Sites Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 9, 2024. It was originally submitted on July 13, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 364 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 13, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.

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