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Riverton in Fremont County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
 

Trappers, Traders and Explorers

 
 
Trappers, Traders <br> and Explorers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 24, 2014
1. Trappers, Traders
and Explorers Marker
Inscription.
In memory
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.
Trappers, Traders <br> and Explorers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 24, 2014
2. Trappers, Traders
and Explorers Marker
Louis.
(Submitted on January 5, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.) 
 
Categories. ExplorationIndustry & Commerce
 
A Fur Trade Rendezvous image. Click for full size.
By Alfred Jacob Miller, June 14, 2006
3. A Fur Trade Rendezvous
 
 
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 292 times since then and 37 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.
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