Near Lusk in Niobrara County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
One and a half miles northeast was running water (sic) or Silver Cliff stage station, forerunner of Lusk.
Last straggler of the great buffalo herds in this area was killed nearby in recent years.
Erected by Wyoming State Archives & Historical Department and State Historical Society Niobrara County.
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Location. 42° 44.872′ N, 104° 28.979′ W. Marker is near Lusk, Wyoming, in Niobrara County. Marker can be reached from U.S. 18 at milepost 39 near Silver Springs Road, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. George Lathrop (within shouting distance of this marker); Lusk Rest Area (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Breaks in the Prairie (about 400 feet away); The C & H Refinery (approx. 1.4 miles away); Oldest Building in Lusk (approx. 1.8 miles away); Redwood Water Tank (approx. 2.3 miles away); a different marker also named Redwood Water Tank (approx. 2.3 miles away); Monuments to Wyoming History (approx. 4.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lusk.
More about this marker. This marker is located at the Lady Bird (Lusk) Rest Area, about 1 1/2 miles west of Lusk on U.S.Highway 18 (also U.S. Highway 20).
Credits. This page was last revised on October 3, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 29, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 351 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 29, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.