Fort Laramie in Goshen County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
This 1889 winter scene shows buildings along the west side of the Parade Ground which housed Fort Laramie’s officer complement – hence, “Officers Row”.
RIGHT TO LEFT, the “Burt” House, the “Surgeon’s” quarters, two adobe quarters and “Old Bedlam”. The surgeon’s eminent position in the social life of Fort Laramie is reflected in this 1888 view (left).
Erected by National Park Service.
Location. 42° 12.191′ N, 104° 33.471′ W. Marker is in Fort Laramie, Wyoming, in Goshen County. Marker can be reached from State Highway 160, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is located at Fort Laramie National Historic Site. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Laramie WY 82212, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Infantry Barracks (a few steps from this marker); Old Bedlam (within shouting distance of this marker); Magazine (within shouting distance of this marker); The Sutler’s Store (within shouting distance of this marker); John (Portugee) Phillips (within shouting distance The Pony Express (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named The Pony Express (about 300 feet away); Transcontinental Telegraph (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Laramie.
Also see . . . Fort Laramie National Historic Site. (Submitted on August 11, 2015, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Categories. • Forts, Castles •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 11, 2015, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 222 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on August 11, 2015, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.