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Hunt's 1811 Astorian Overland Expedition Marker and the Spotted Horse Bar image, Touch for more information
By Barry Swackhamer, June 5, 2016
Hunt's 1811 Astorian Overland Expedition Marker and the Spotted Horse Bar
Wyoming (Campbell County), Spotted Horse — Hunt's 1811 Astorian Overland Expedition
The fur industry ruled the northwest at the beginning of the 19th century; however, much of the interior of the western United States remained a mystery. The Lewis and Clark expedition constituted the only organized exploration, a fact which . . . — Map (db m97954) HM
Wyoming (Campbell County), Wright — The Bozeman Trail
As with other emigrant trails in the west, the Bozeman Trail followed a route previously used by traders, trappers, and Native Americans. John Bozeman, along with John Jacobs, officially opened the Bozeman Trail to emigrants in 1863. This 500-mile . . . — Map (db m97953) HM

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