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Fort Laramie in Goshen County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
 

Fort Laramie

Fort Laramie National Historic Site

 
 
Fort Laramie Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 30, 1997
1. Fort Laramie Marker
Inscription. A military post on the Oregon Trail June 16, 1849-March 2, 1890. This monument is erected by the State of Wyoming and a few interested residents
 
Erected 1913.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Oregon Trail marker series.
 
Location. 42° 12.233′ N, 104° 33.439′ W. Marker is in Fort Laramie, Wyoming, in Goshen County. Marker is on State Highway 160. Touch for map. This inscription is on an obelisk located on the grounds of Fort Laramie National Historic Site. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Laramie WY 82212, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Transcontinental Telegraph (here, next to this marker); The Pony Express (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named The Pony Express (a few steps from this marker); The Sutlerís House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Sutlerís Store (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Bedlam (within shouting distance of this marker); A Fatherís Grief . . . A Soldierís Honor (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Laramie National Historic Site (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Laramie.
 
Categories. Forts, Castles
 
Inside the Fort Laramie Visitor Center image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 30, 1997
2. Inside the Fort Laramie Visitor Center
Inside the Fort Laramie Visitor Center image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 30, 1997
3. Inside the Fort Laramie Visitor Center
Fort Laramie Buildings image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 30, 1997
4. Fort Laramie Buildings
Sign at the entrance to Fort Laramie National Historic Site image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 30, 1997
5. Sign at the entrance to Fort Laramie National Historic Site
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 29, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 28, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 196 times since then and 51 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 28, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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