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Near Thermopolis in Hot Springs County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
 

Joe Sneider Point

 
 
Joe Sneider Point Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, June 4, 2016
1. Joe Sneider Point Marker
Inscription.  In 1884 Joe Sneider with Ed Crapon passing through this area, noticed steam rising from the hot springs. Mistaking it for smoke and suspecting a hostile Indian Camp, the area was scouted from this point before descending to the valley.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Exploration.
 
Location. 43° 39.312′ N, 108° 11.472′ W. Marker is near Thermopolis, Wyoming, in Hot Springs County. Marker is on Sneider Point Road near Pasture Road when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Thermopolis WY 82443, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Healing Waters (approx. 0.2 miles away); "The Hot Springs" (approx. 0.2 miles away); Smoky Row Settlement (approx. 0.2 miles away); Washakie's Bath House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Smoky Row Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Smoky Row Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Geology of Hot Springs (approx. ¼ mile away); 1916 Swinging Bridge (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Thermopolis.
 
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This marker is located in Hot Springs State Park near Thermopolis, Wyoming.
 
Joe Sneider Point Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, June 4, 2016
2. Joe Sneider Point Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 12, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 12, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 355 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 12, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.

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