Riverton in Fremont County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
Trappers, Traders and Explorers
of the Trappers, Traders
and Explorers, who
established the Rendezvous
at the Junction of the
Little and Big Wind Rivers
Erected 1940 by Historical Landmark Commission of Wyoming.
Location. 43° 1.534′ N, 108° 22.817′ W. Marker is in Riverton, Wyoming, in Fremont County. Marker is at the intersection of North Federal Boulvard (State Highway 789) and East Fremont Avenue on North Federal Boulvard. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 115 North Federal Boulevard, Riverton WY 82501, United States of America.
More about this marker. This marker is located in Riverton City Park
Also see . . . Mountain Man Rendezvous Sites - The Fur Trapper. After the 1825 rendezvous, the next year's rendezvous site was selected during the rendezvous. The selected sites were in a lush valley big enough for up to five hundred mountain men, several thousand Indians, and grazing and water for thousands of horses. Members of the Shoshone, Crow, Nez Perce, and Flathead nations attended most of the rendezvous. Another consideration was the site be readily accessible to the supply trains from St. (Submitted on January 5, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
Categories. • Exploration • Industry & Commerce •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 5, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 277 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on January 5, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.