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Near Saratoga in Carbon County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
 

This Marker on the Overland Trail

 
 
This Marker on the Overland Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, June 7, 2010
1. This Marker on the Overland Trail Marker
Inscription.

This marker on the
Overland Trail.
Platte River crossing
nine miles west
1861 to 1868

 
Erected by Historical Landmark Commission of Wyoming.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Overland Trail marker series.
 
Location. 41° 36.861′ N, 106° 48.922′ W. Marker is near Saratoga, Wyoming, in Carbon County. Marker is on State Highway 130 0.7 miles south of Pass Creek Rd, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is located 5.5 miles south of Interstate 80 (Exit 235) and 7 miles north of Saratoga. Marker is in this post office area: Saratoga WY 82331, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Saratoga, Carbon County Veterans Memorial (approx. 11.1 miles away); Wyoming - A Fortress for Wildlife (approx. 11.9 miles away); Fort Fred Steele (approx. 11.9 miles away); Ranching Central (approx. 11.9 miles away); Powder Magazine (approx. 13 miles away); Cemetery (approx. 13 miles away); A Tourist's Railroad (approx. 13 miles away); Fenimore Chatterton (approx. 13 miles away).
 
Categories. Roads & VehiclesSettlements & Settlers
 
Road heading west to the Platte River crossing image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, June 7, 2010
2. Road heading west to the Platte River crossing
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 26, 2012, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 396 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 26, 2012, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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