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Near Laramie in Albany County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
 

Old Overland Trail

 
 
Old Overland Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 8, 2015
1. Old Overland Trail Marker
Inscription.
The first stone
erected in Albany Co.
to mark the
Old Overland Trail
1862 - 1868

 
Erected 1911 by Daughters of the American Revolution, Jacques Laramie Chapter.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the Overland Trail marker series.
 
Location. 41° 14.946′ N, 105° 42.852′ W. Marker is near Laramie, Wyoming, in Albany County. Marker is on State Highway 230 near Gerhart Road, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 822-824 Wyoming Highway 230, Laramie WY 82070, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Big Laramie Stage Station (approx. 1.4 miles away); Site of Fort Sanders (approx. 6.2 miles away); The Overland Trail (approx. 6.3 miles away); Ft. Sanders (approx. 6.3 miles away); Excavation Site: Basement Entrance to the Warden's House (approx. 7 miles away); Excavation Site: New Boiler Plant and Smoke Stack (approx. 7 miles away); Excavation Site: Blacksmith Shop, Candle Shop, and Outhouse
Old Overland Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 8, 2015
2. Old Overland Trail Marker
(approx. 7 miles away); Excavation Site: Old Kitchen and Bakery Ovens (approx. 7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Laramie.
 
More about this marker. This marker is on the south side of Wyoming Highway 230, 6.2 miles southwest of the intersection with Wyoming Highway 130.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 14, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 202 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 14, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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