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

Bossert Building

1893

 

— Lander Bake Shop —

 
Bossert Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 30, 2016
1. Bossert Building Marker
Inscription.  This unique ornate building has been on Lander's Main Street since 1893. Built by Thomas J. Bossert and it was used for his dry goods store. He ran it as a "cash only" store. He advertised clothing at lower prices than every offered in Lander. He ran competitive ads in the newspaper "price goods elsewhere then called on Mrs. T.J. Bossier and you will be surprised at her low prices."
 
Erected by Fremont County Museum.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
 
Location. 42° 49.975′ N, 108° 43.826′ W. Marker is in Lander, Wyoming, in Fremont County. Marker is on Main Street (U.S. 287) near South 3rd Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 259 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 Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Fremont Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Noble Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Main Street (within shouting distance
Bossert Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 30, 2016
2. Bossert Building Marker
The marker is located at the entrance on the left.
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of this marker); Palace Pharmacy, Albany Hotel, US Post Office (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); M.N Baldwin Co. (about 300 feet away); IOOF Building - Golden Rule Store (about 300 feet away); I.O.O.F. Building (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lander.
 
Also see . . .  Bossier Building - Fremont County Museum. Scroll down the page and consult the Lander Walking Tour map, clicking on the item of interest.
Through the years, the building has been used by a furniture store, remodeled for a movie theater, a Piggly-Wiggly grocery store, a pool hall, a saddlery, a newspaper office, restaurants, and a bakery. (Submitted on July 15, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 15, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 15, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 292 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 15, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.

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