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Historical Markers in Boulder, Wyoming

 
Clickable Map of Sublette County, Wyoming and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Sublette County, WY (48) Fremont County, WY (111) Lincoln County, WY (30) Sweetwater County, WY (86) Teton County, WY (83)  SubletteCounty(48) Sublette County (48)  FremontCounty(111) Fremont County (111)  LincolnCounty(30) Lincoln County (30)  SweetwaterCounty(86) Sweetwater County (86)  TetonCounty(83) Teton County (83)
Boulder is in Sublette County
    Sublette County (48)
    Fremont County (111)
    Lincoln County (30)
    Sweetwater County (86)
    Teton County (83)
 
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1Wyoming (Sublette County), Boulder — “The Best Mountain Road in the West”“A Cold Supper Was Eaten This Evening in Silence” — “Good Water, Abundance of Grass,” and Natural Gas! —
This maker consists of three plaques, each dealing with the Lander Cut-off. “The Best Mountain Road in the West” In 1857, Congress funded construction of the Fort Kearney-South Pass-Honey Lakes Wagon Road (Lander . . . Map (db m80540) HM
2Wyoming (Sublette County), Boulder — Buckskin Crossing of the Big Sandy River
The place where this road crosses the Big Sandy River, to your left, is known as Buckskin Crossing. This has been a campsite and river ford for hundreds if not thousands of years, part of the ancient trail system linking South Pass to the Upper . . . Map (db m96718) HM
3Wyoming (Sublette County), Boulder — Lieutenant J.C. Fremont's Week in Sublette County
On June 10th, 1842, J. C. Fremont left St. Louis to explore the Wind River Mountains, with Kit Carson as guide, Charles Preuss, topographer, L. Maxwell, hunter, and 20 Canadian voyageurs, including Basil LaJeunesse. Eight two-wheeled mule-drawn . . . Map (db m96720) HM
4Wyoming (Sublette County), Boulder — Pronghorn Antelope and the High Cold Desert
Dominated by sagebrush grasslands, the "high cold desert" provides habitat for one of the largest pronghorn antelope herds in the world. This region is home to 40,000 to 60,000 antelope, known as the Sublette Herd. The pronghorn has keen eyesight . . . Map (db m85809) HM
5Wyoming (Sublette County), Boulder — Sand Springs - A Stop on the Oregon Trail
This site is a crossing of the Lander Cut-off, the northern fork of the Oregon Trail. Originally called the Fort Kearney-South Pass-Honey Lake Wagon Road when it opened in 1858, it was the first federally-funded road project west of the Mississippi . . . Map (db m47092) HM
6Wyoming (Sublette County), Boulder — To All Pioneers Who Passed This Way to Win and Hold the West
Route of Lander cut-off first government financed road in Wyoming. Officially called Ft. Kearney, South Pass and Honey Lake Road. Built in 1858 from Rocky Ridge to Ft. Hall to provide shorter route for emigrants.Map (db m47093) HM
 
Sep. 21, 2021