Near Sinclair in Carbon County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
L.E. Vivian, owner of the Leo Sheep Company, purchased most of the Cosgriff land holdings including the land at Fort Fred Steele in 1915. The house, lean-to, and shed in this area are the remains of a sheepherders' community.
Erected by Wyoming Recreation Commission.
Location. 41° 46.562′ N, 106° 56.794′ W. Marker is near Sinclair, Wyoming, in Carbon County. Marker is on County Route 347 near Interstate 80, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sinclair WY 82334, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance Ranching (here, next to this marker); Sheep Industry (a few steps from this marker); Sheep Ranching (a few steps from this marker); Bridge Tender's House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Railroad and River (about 400 feet away); Brownsville and Benton (about 400 feet away); Carbon Timber Company (about 400 feet away); A Well Traveled Sawmill (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sinclair.
More about this marker. This marker, among a grouping of a four markers, is located at Fort Fred Steele State Historic Site. The markers are on County Road 347, north of the Interstate 80 Exit 228 and just south of the railroad tracks.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 25, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 232 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on October 25, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.