Near Atlantic City in Fremont County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
Fort Stambaugh, 1870-1878
Erected 1959 by Historical Landmark Commission of Wyoming.
Location. 42° 31.592′ N, 108° 43.362′ W. Marker is near Atlantic City, Wyoming, in Fremont County. Marker is on South Pass Road (Dickinson Avenue) near Atlantic City Road, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6101 South Pass Road (Dickinson Avenue), Lander WY 82520, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Miners Delight: The Boom’s Broken Promises (approx. 0.4 miles away); Gold Flakes to Yellowcake Historic Mine Trail (approx. 1.9 miles away); The Atlantic City Project (approx. 1.9 miles away); Atlantic City: Surviving the Bust (approx. 2.1 miles away); South Pass and South Pass City (approx. 5 miles away); The Carissa Mine: Cycle of Boom and Bust (approx. 5.2 miles away); South Pass City: Wyoming’s Biggest Gold Boom and Bust (approx. 5.2 miles away); Esther Hobart Morris (approx. 5.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atlantic City.
Also see . . . Wyoming Forts, page 3 - Legends of America. Eight years later, when the mines were beginning to close, people were leaving the area and the Indian hostilities had decreased. The fort was abandoned on August 17, 1878 and was transferred to the Interior Department in May, 1881.Today, all that's left of the fort is a historic marker near South Pass City, Wyoming. (Submitted on January 6, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 6, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 387 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on January 6, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.