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Near Bessemer Bend in Natrona County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
 

Red Buttes

 
 
Red Buttes Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 17, 2015
1. Red Buttes Marker
Inscription.
of Oregon Trail fame, where
westward travelers left the
North Platte River.

A Tribute to Pioneer Emigrants
from
Casper Literary Club
1930

 
Erected 1930 by Casper Literary Club.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Oregon Trail marker series.
 
Location. 42° 46.427′ N, 106° 31.844′ W. Marker is near Bessemer Bend, Wyoming, in Natrona County. Marker is on Bessemer Bend Road (County Route 308) near Speas Road (County Route 311), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 14456 Bessemer Bend Road, Casper WY 82604, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Queen City of the West (within shouting distance of this marker); Shape of the Future (within shouting distance of this marker); Witnessing the Past (within shouting distance of this marker); "History Is Not Obvious" (within shouting distance of this marker); Ranching Takes Its Place (within shouting distance of this marker); First Among Many
Red Buttes Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 17, 2015
2. Red Buttes Marker
North Platte River in the background.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Marking Their Progress (within shouting distance of this marker); Science Visits the West (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bessemer Bend.
 
More about this marker. This marker is located at the Bureau of Land Management's Bessemer Bend Historic Site.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 1, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 171 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 1, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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