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Fort Washakie in Fremont County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
 

Block House

 
 
Block House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 30, 2016
1. Block House Marker
Inscription.
Built in 1869.
A Refuge for Women and Children in Times of Danger.

 
Erected 1953 by Historical Landmark Commission of Wyoming.
 
Location. 42° 59.112′ N, 108° 53.262′ W. Marker is in Fort Washakie, Wyoming, in Fremont County. Marker can be reached from Old Wind River Highway near Trout Creek Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 257 Old Wind River Highway, Fort Washakie WY 82514, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sacajawea (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Shoshone-Episcopal Mission Boarding School (approx. 1.2 miles away); Washakie (approx. 1.3 miles away); Fort Washakie World War II Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.4 miles away); a different marker also named Sacajawea (approx. 1.4 miles away); Mrs. Maggie Richards and Mrs. Hall (approx. 1 miles away); The Right Rev. George Maxwell Randall, D.D. (approx. 1 miles away); Sacajawea Cemetery (approx. 1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Washakie.
 
More about this marker. The Block House is located at the end of an unpaved, unnamed side road just south of the Shoshone
Block House image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 30, 2016
2. Block House
The marker is on the front of the building.
Roads building.
 
Categories. Forts, Castles
 
Block House image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 30, 2016
3. Block House
Block House image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 30, 2016
4. Block House
Old Wind River Agency (Trout Creek) Blockhouse image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 30, 2016
5. Old Wind River Agency (Trout Creek) Blockhouse
Built in 1871
The National Register of Historic Places
Wyoming Place No. 379
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 26, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 26, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 230 times since then and 87 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 26, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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