Near Newcastle in Weston County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
The Jenney Stockade
Erected 1940 by Historical Landmark Commission of Wyoming.
Location. 43° 48.96′ N, 104° 7.386′ W. Marker is near Newcastle, Wyoming, in Weston County. Marker is on U.S. 16 at milepost 254 near Beaver Creek Road, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5430 US Highway 16, Newcastle WY 82701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Camp Jenney (a few steps from this marker); Site of Field City (approx. ¼ mile away); Cheyenne – Deadwood Trail (approx. ¾ mile away); Accidental Oil Well (approx. one mile away); The Trains Power Newcastle (approx. 4.9 miles away); Cambria Powers the Trains (approx. 4.9 miles away); Hanging of Diamond L. Slim Clifton (approx. 4.9 miles away); Cambria (approx. 7.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newcastle.
Also see . . . Jenny Stockade Site - Wikipedia. In 1875 the site was reoccupied by a party of 75 miners and geologist, accompanied by 432 soldiers, who built a log fort, named Camp Jenney after the chief geologist, Professor Walter P. Jenney. From June 1877 the site became a stop on the Cheyenne-Deadwood stage line, and was renamed the Jenney Stockade. (Submitted on September 26, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on April 20, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 26, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 287 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 26, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.