Near Big Piney in Sublette County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
“We Busy Ourselves in Various Ways”
A Mobile Pantry
I went gooseberrying but only got a few, the musketos were so thick - Jane Gould, New Fork River, July 23, 1862
(W)e find Shannon again who brings us another bucket of milk & some of our party are permitted to milk cows which otherwise would not have been. - H.M. Judson, Green River, Wyoming, July 24, 1862
Erected by Sublette County Historical Society.
Location. 42° 36.954′ N, 109° 51.054′ W. Marker is near Big Piney, Wyoming, in Sublette County. Marker is on Paradise Road near Wyoming Highway 351, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1398 Paradise Road, Big Piney WY 83113, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The First Engines: Oxen, Mules, and Horses (within shouting distance of this marker); Building the Lander Trail (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Crossing the New Fork River (approx. 0.2 miles away); Rising to the Challenge of the New Fork River (approx. 0.2 miles away); "Hear Was Hundreds of Emigrants" (approx. 0.2 miles away); 19th Century Interstate Highway (approx. ¼ mile away); Sand Springs - A Stop on the Oregon Trail (approx. 9.8 miles away); “The Best Mountain Road in the West” (approx. 9.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Big Piney.
More about this marker. This marker is located in Lander Trail New Fork River Crossing Historic Park.
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Credits. This page was last revised on December 10, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 10, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 142 times since then and 7 times this year. Photo 1. submitted on December 10, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Overview of the We Busy Ourselves marker on the New Fork River Crossing exhibit trail. • Can you help?