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Near Torrington in Goshen County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
 

Oregon Trail

 
 
Oregon Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 8, 2016
1. Oregon Trail Marker
Inscription.  
Marked by the
State of Wyoming
1914

 
Erected 1914 by State of Wyoming.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Roads & VehiclesSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Oregon Trail series list.
 
Location. 42° 2.406′ N, 104° 11.028′ W. Marker is near Torrington, Wyoming, in Goshen County. Marker is on CanAm Highway (U.S. 85) near Industrial Park Road, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 179 CanAm Highway, Torrington WY 82240, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cold Springs (here, next to this marker); Empire, Wyoming: African American Community Building in the West (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Oregon Trail (approx. half a mile away); Ben Trout Homestead Shack (approx. 0.6 miles away); Stuart’s 1812-13 Astorian Party Campsite (approx. 3.8 miles away); a different marker also
Oregon Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 8, 2016
2. Oregon Trail Marker
named The Oregon Trail (approx. 7.1 miles away); a different marker also named Oregon Trail (approx. 9 miles away in Nebraska); “If I Should Die Before…” (approx. 9.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Torrington.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 2, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 2, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 262 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 2, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.
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Jan. 27, 2021