Casper in Natrona County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
Pioneer Monument / Fort Casper
Erected on this site
Old Oregon Trail
in memory of the pioneers
who blazed the way.
Natrona County Pioneer
U. S. Military Post
Established about 1864
Abandoned Oct. 19, 1867
Situated one mile west
of this spot
Marked by the State of Wyoming
Erected 1911 by Natrona County Pioneer Association.
Location. 42° 51.103′ N, 106° 19.491′ W. Marker is in Casper, Wyoming, in Natrona County. Marker is at the intersection of N Center Street and E A Street, on the left when traveling south on N Center Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Casper WY 82601, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Monument Corrections (here, next to this marker); Oregon-California Trail (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); City of Casper (approx. 0.3 miles away); Wyoming's Oil & Gas (approx. 0.7 miles away); Cable Tool Drilling Rig The Armory (approx. 1.2 miles away); Giving Shape to History (approx. 1.3 miles away); Casper: "The Oil Capital of the Rockies" (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Casper.
More about this marker. The monument consists of a marble obelisk on three stone steps.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 9, 2015, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 245 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 9, 2015, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.