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Fort Laramie in Goshen County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
 

The Sutlerís Store

 
 
The Sutlerís Store Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 2, 2015
1. The Sutlerís Store Marker
Inscription.
Parts of this building date from the earliest periods at Fort Laramie. The adobe portion on the left, built in 1849, housed the Post Sutlerís Store.

† † † In 1852, the right section was added and used at various times as the Sutlerís office, the Post Office and a game room. The photograph shows an 1887 view.

The rear portion was built in 1883. The Enlisted Menís Bar and a public saloon were on the right; the Officers Club on the left.
RIGHT: The Sutlerís Store in 1875. (courtesy University of Wyoming archives and Western History Dept.)
 
Erected by National Park Service.
 
Location. 42° 12.21′ N, 104° 33.45′ 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. Old Bedlam (a few steps from this marker); The Pony Express (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named The Pony Express (within shouting distance of this marker); Transcontinental Telegraph
The Sutlerís Store Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 2, 2015
2. The Sutlerís Store Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Laramie (within shouting distance of this marker); “Officers Row” (within shouting distance of this marker); Infantry Barracks (within shouting distance of this marker); A Fatherís Grief . . . A Soldierís Honor (within shouting distance of this marker). 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
 
Marker at Fort Laramie image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 2, 2015
3. Marker at Fort Laramie
The Sutlerís Store image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 2, 2015
4. The Sutlerís Store
Post Office in the Sutlerís Store image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 2, 2015
5. Post Office in the Sutlerís Store
Game Room image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 2, 2015
6. Game Room
Enlisted Menís Bar image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 2, 2015
7. Enlisted Menís Bar
Officers Club image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 2, 2015
8. Officers Club
 
 
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 167 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on August 11, 2015, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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