Near Douglas in Converse County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
James Bridger’s Ferry
established in 1864, was
located 1500 feet up the
river from this monument.
Erected 1937 by Historical Landmark Commission of Wyoming.
Location. 42° 38.914′ N, 105° 9.819′ W. Marker is near Douglas, Wyoming, in Converse County. Marker is on State Highway 319 near U.S. 18, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Douglas WY 82633, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cottonwoods: Homes Along the Prairie River (approx. 2 miles away); Oregon Trail (approx. 9.8 miles away); Horseshoe Creek Pony Express Station (approx. 14.1 miles away); Horseshoe Creek Station (approx. 14.1 miles away).
More about this marker. This marker is southeast of Orin Junction and just south of the bridge over the North Platte River.
Categories. • Bridges & Viaducts •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 3, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 261 times since then and 57 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on January 3, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.