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Near Fort Washakie in Fremont County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
 

Mrs. Maggie Richards and Mrs. Hall

 
 
Mrs. Maggie Richards and Mrs. Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 30, 2016
1. Mrs. Maggie Richards and Mrs. Hall Marker
Inscription.  
Sacred to the Memory of
Mrs. Maggie Richards
and
Mrs. Hall
Pioneer White Settlers
Killed July 23rd, A.D. 1873
by a raiding band of hostile Sioux Indians
in their ranch home
on the site of
the present city of Lander, Wyoming

 
Erected 1922 by Bishop Thomas of Wyoming and other friends.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWars, US IndianWomen. A significant historical date for this entry is July 23, 1873.
 
Location. 42° 59.568′ N, 108° 54.87′ W. Marker is near Fort Washakie, Wyoming, in Fremont County. Marker is on Cemetery Lane near Trout Creek Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Washakie WY 82514, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sacajawea (a few steps from this marker); The Right Rev. George Maxwell Randall, D.D. (within shouting distance of this marker); Sacajawea Cemetery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named
Mrs. Maggie Richards and Mrs. Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 30, 2016
2. Mrs. Maggie Richards and Mrs. Hall Marker
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Sacajawea (about 300 feet away); The Shoshone-Episcopal Mission Boarding School (approx. half a mile away); Block House (approx. 1˝ miles away); Washakie (approx. 1˝ miles away); Fort Washakie World War II Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Washakie.
 
More about this marker. This marker is in the Sacajawea Cemetery located about 1/2 north of the Trout Creek Road intersection.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 20, 2018. It was originally submitted on July 27, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 341 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 27, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.

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