Near Kaycee in Johnson County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
Cantonment Reno Supplied the 1876 Indian Campaign.
Erected by Bureau of Land Management.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and Castles • Wars, US Indian.
Location. 43° 46.932′ N, Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kaycee WY 82639, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Taming the Powder River: The First Bridge (a few steps from this marker); “We live like the prairie dogs that surround us…” (within shouting distance of this marker).
More about this marker. This marker is about 6 miles north of the Sussex Road (County Road 192) intersection, on Lower Sussex Road.
Also see . . . Fort Reno (Wyoming) - Wikiwand. On August 15, 1865, Colonel Kidd's column selected the site of the fort on a bluff above the Powder River near the crossing of the Bozeman Trail. Construction began the same day by the four companies of the 6th Michigan Cavalry that had recently been transferred from the Army of the Potomac in Virginia. (Submitted on September 19, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 19, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 19, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 216 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 19, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Cantonment (Fort) Reno makers located about 3 to 6 miles north of this one. • Can you help?