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Jackson Hole in Teton County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
 

John Colter

 
 
John Colter Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 26, 2015
1. John Colter Marker
Inscription.
First white man in Wyoming.
Passed this way in
1807 and discovered
Yellowstone Park

Dedicated by the
Historical Landmark Commission
of Wyoming
July 4, 1939

 
Erected 1939 by Historical Landmark Commission of Wyoming.
 
Location. 43° 28.798′ N, 110° 45.727′ W. Marker is in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, in Teton County. Marker is on Cache Street (U.S. 26), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is located at the Jackson Town Square. Marker is in this post office area: Jackson WY 83001, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Jackson Town Square (here, next to this marker); The Square as it appeared in 1936 (a few steps from this marker); The Clubhouse (a few steps from this marker); Teton County Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); The Million Dollar Cowboy Bar (within shouting distance of this marker); Gathering (within shouting distance of this marker); The Jackson State Bank (within shouting distance of this marker); Elk Antler Arches (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jackson Hole.
 
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John Colter Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 26, 2015
2. John Colter Marker
Marker at Jackson Town Square image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 26, 2015
3. Marker at Jackson Town Square
Jackson Town Square image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 26, 2015
4. Jackson Town Square
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 3, 2015, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 174 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 3, 2015, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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