Laramie in Albany County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
Erected 1964 by Wyoming State Archives and Historical Department and Wyoming State Historical Society.
Location. 41° 18.49′ N, 105° 35.772′ W. Marker is in Laramie, Wyoming, in Albany County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of South 1st Street and East Kearney Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Laramie WY 82072, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Woman Jury (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Franchise (approx. 0.2 miles away); Laramie Timeline 150 N. 2nd Street (approx. 0.4 miles away); First Ladies (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Laramie (approx. 0.6 miles away); Excavation Site: Basement Entrance to the Warden's House (approx. 0.7 miles away); Excavation Site: Ice House (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Laramie.
More about this marker. This marker is located next to the Union Pacific Depot in Depot Park.
Also see . . . History of the City of Laramie - Laramie Plains Museum. Like most towns in southern Wyoming, Laramie began as an "end of the tracks" town. As the tracks approached, numerous tent houses and cabins were built so that a fair-sized population was in place when the first train came in. (Submitted on September 2, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
Categories. • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 2, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 342 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 2, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.