“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Campbell County, Wyoming

Clickable Map of Campbell County, Wyoming and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Campbell County, WY (6) Converse County, WY (38) Crook County, WY (49) Johnson County, WY (32) Sheridan County, WY (103) Weston County, WY (17) Powder River County, MT (7)  CampbellCounty(6) Campbell County (6)  ConverseCounty(38) Converse County (38)  CrookCounty(49) Crook County (49)  JohnsonCounty(32) Johnson County (32)  SheridanCounty(103) Sheridan County (103)  WestonCounty(17) Weston County (17)  PowderRiverCountyMontana(7) Powder River County (7)
Gillette is the county seat for Campbell County
Adjacent to Campbell County, Wyoming
      Converse County (38)  
      Crook County (49)  
      Johnson County (32)  
      Sheridan County (103)  
      Weston County (17)  
      Powder River County, Montana (7)  
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1 Wyoming, Campbell County, Gillette — George AmosThe George Amos Memorial Library
George Amos moved to Wyoming in the late 1800s to work as the foreman on the 4-J Ranch. A bachelor, he was a cowpuncher by day, and a voracious reader at night. In addition to a love for books, Amos subscribed to as many as 20 magazines and many . . . Map (db m203256) HM
2 Wyoming, Campbell County, Gillette — Gillette City Hall1936
This building, constructed in 1936, was completely paid for by the City of Gillette, without bonds or increased taxation, a source of pride for this community. The mayor's office, clerk's office, and courtroom were on the first floor with fire . . . Map (db m203279) HM
3 Wyoming, Campbell County, Gillette — Gillette Post Office1935
Built in 1935 with funds from the Public Works Administration (PWA), this was the first federal building constructed in Gillette. It utilized a standard floor plan developed for post offices nationwide. This building was Gillette's Post Office . . . Map (db m203281) HM
4 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
5 Wyoming, Campbell County, Wright — Tertiary (Paleogene) Period
Soon after the retreat of the great Western Interior Seaway of. the Cretaceous Period, great coal swamps covered Eastern Wyoming. This fossilized tree stump was recovered from the Eagle Butte Coal Mine located about 48 miles to the North of here. . . . Map (db m203255) HM
6 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 m210594) HM
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Jun. 2, 2023