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Near Bondurant in Sublette County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
 

Reverend Samuel Parker

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, June 2, 2016
1. Reverend Samuel Parker Marker
Inscription.
In Tribute to
Reverend Samuel Parker
Who delivered the first Protestant sermon to Trappers, hunters, and Indians on Sunday, August 23, 1835, at this point.

 
Erected 1935 by Historical Landmark Commission of Wyoming.
 
Location. 43° 14.854′ N, 110° 28.411′ W. Marker is near Bondurant, Wyoming, in Sublette County. Marker is on U.S. 191 near Forest Road 30530, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 14737 U.S. Highway 191, Bondurant WY 82922, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hoback Canyon (approx. 0.2 miles away); Church of St. Hubert the Hunter and Library (approx. 4.6 miles away); Granite Hot Springs Swimming Pool (approx. 8.6 miles away).
 
More about this marker. This marker is not visible from the highway (nor safe), it is over the edge on the left side. Access this marker from the nearby Black Powder Ranch.
 
Regarding Reverend Samuel Parker. Legend has it that the Reverend Parker was in the midst of his service when some buffalo suddenly appeared. The congregation
Reverend Samuel Parker Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 2, 2016
2. Reverend Samuel Parker Marker
The highway is to the right.
abandoned the Reverend, mid-prayer, and began their hunt.
 
Also see . . .  Samuel Parker - Heritage History. ...Mr. Parker was a missionary whose business in setting out into the Wild West was to spread the Gospel. The American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions sent him out to ascertain by personal observation the condition and character of the Indian nations and tribes, and the opportunities for introducing the Gospel and civilization among them. (Submitted on August 11, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.) 
 
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3. Reverend Samuel Parker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 11, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 11, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 122 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 11, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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