Near Evanston in Uinta County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
The Mormon pioneers started out from Winter Quarters on the Missouri River on April 15, 1847. They left the Oregon Trail at Fort Bridger, Wyoming, and proceeded through Echo Canyon to Emigration Canyon into the Salt Lake Valley, arriving July 24, 1847.
Erected by Timeless Tracks, Incorporated; City of Evanston, Wyoming; United States Forest Service; United States Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, National Scenic Byways Program; State of Wyoming, Department of Transportation; Interpretive Graphics; At Home Services.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mormon Pioneer Trail marker series.
Location. 41° 9.477′ N, 110° 51.06′ W. Marker is near Evanston, Wyoming, in Uinta County. Marker is on State Highway 150 near County Route 74, on the Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9998 Wyoming Highway 150, Evanston WY 82930, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Meyers Crossing (here, next to this marker); Native Americans (a few steps from this marker); Transcontinental Railroad (a few steps from this marker); Aspen Tunnel (within shouting distance of this marker); Bear River City (within shouting distance of this marker); Mormon Trail (approx. 1.1 miles away); Hilliard City and Piedmont (approx. 1.3 miles away); Hilliard, Wyoming (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Evanston.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 31, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 180 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 31, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.