Medicine Bow in Carbon County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
Whose writings acquainted the nation with pioneer Wyoming ranch life, made Medicine Bow the beginning of his most popular novel, "The Virginian,"
Erected 1939 by The Historical Landmark Commission of Wyoming.
Location. 41° 53.719′ N, 106° 12′ W. Marker is in Medicine Bow, Wyoming, in Carbon County. Marker is on U.S. 30 near Medicine Bow-McFadden Road, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 405 U.S. Highway 30, Medicine Bow WY 82329, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. George A. Wyman (a few steps from this marker); Dinosaur Graveyard (approx. 6.9 miles away); Albany County Train Robberies (approx. 6.9 miles away).
More about this marker. This marker is located near the Medicine Bow Depot
Also see . . . Owen Wister: Inventor of the Good-guy Cowboy - Wyoming Historical Society. ...in the summer of 1885, he took his first trip West, to Wyoming, where he stayed at Major Frank Wolcott’s ranch on Deer Creek, (Submitted on October 18, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 18, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 328 times since then and 111 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on October 18, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.