“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 Dubois, Wyoming

Clickable Map of Fremont 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> Fremont County, WY (111) Carbon County, WY (60) Hot Springs County, WY (22) Natrona County, WY (100) Park County, WY (192) Sublette County, WY (48) Sweetwater County, WY (86) Teton County, WY (83) Washakie County, WY (17)  FremontCounty(111) Fremont County (111)  CarbonCounty(60) Carbon County (60)  HotSpringsCounty(22) Hot Springs County (22)  NatronaCounty(100) Natrona County (100)  ParkCounty(192) Park County (192)  SubletteCounty(48) Sublette County (48)  SweetwaterCounty(86) Sweetwater County (86)  TetonCounty(83) Teton County (83)  WashakieCounty(17) Washakie County (17)
Lander is the county seat for Fremont County
Dubois is in Fremont County
      Fremont County (111)  
      Carbon County (60)  
      Hot Springs County (22)  
      Natrona County (100)  
      Park County (192)  
      Sublette County (48)  
      Sweetwater County (86)  
      Teton County (83)  
      Washakie County (17)  
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1Wyoming (Fremont County), Dubois — Cultural Heritage
High in mountains where the natural environment changes swiftly, eroding or burying the past, for how long a time can vestiges of man's frailer achievements withstand obliteration? No matter!, for here man has brought or developed cultures which are . . . Map (db m180651) HM
2Wyoming (Fremont County), Dubois — Fauna of Union Pass
Before primitive man discovered this pass between rich hunting grounds native ungulates grazed here during summers, migrating to the river valleys and plains for winters. These high plateaus and mountain meadows then harbored thousands of bison. . . . Map (db m180649) HM
3Wyoming (Fremont County), Dubois — Flora at Union Pass
Union Pass the cultural site must first have been Union Pass the natural site. As a natural site it commenced to produce vegetation and was afterwards inhabited by animals before it ever became attractive to man==for any purpose other than the . . . Map (db m180421) HM
4Wyoming (Fremont County), Dubois — ResourcesOwnership - Exploration - Administration
Aesthetic and economic resources surround Union Pass, extending far to the west, north and southwest. These include grass, browse and forest plus animals living thereby and therein. Ownership of lands and vegetation repose in the nation's people; . . . Map (db m180423) HM
5Wyoming (Fremont County), Dubois — Road through a Pass
A road, component of a cultural environment, is the most noticeable feature of this otherwise natural landscape. In present form it is not old, not a pioneer route hacked by frontiersmen. Based and graded to support rapid haulage o ponderous loads . . . Map (db m180419) HM
6Wyoming (Fremont County), Dubois — The Ramshorn
Jutting like the topsail of a ship from beyond the apparent horizon. a tip of the Ramshorn is seen. It serves to remind the viewer of the Absarokas, a cragged mountain range broader and longer than the Wind Rivers but slightly less elevated. These . . . Map (db m180420) HM
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7Wyoming (Fremont County), Dubois — The Rendezvous
Twelve thousand foot mountain plateaus dominating this view of Green River and Snake River headwaters seemingly provide a southwesterly buttress for loftier peaks forming the core of the Wind River Range. Beyond them it is 43 miles from Union Pass . . . Map (db m180653) HM
8Wyoming (Fremont County), Dubois — Three Waters Mountain
Southwest rises a mountain given a lyrical name, one such as Indians or mountain men discovering a geographical phenomenon might have chosen. Midway of its four-mile long crest is the key point, one of only two in North America, were as many as . . . Map (db m180333) HM
9Wyoming (Fremont County), Dubois — Tie Hack MemorialRailroads and the West
Hacked and Stacked Ties were made from trees hacked and cut by hand...hence the name "tie hack." Tie hacks were a special breed of loggers who could quickly fell, limb a tree, and fashion the tie down to the specification demanded. . . . Map (db m96316) HM
10Wyoming (Fremont County), Dubois — Union Pass
Westbound Astorians led by Wilson Price Hunt in September, 1811, passed through Dubois region, over Union Pass, and on to the mouth of the Columbia River to explore a line of communication and to locate sites for fur trading posts across the . . . Map (db m96244) HM
11Wyoming (Fremont County), Dubois — Union Pass
Union Pass, so named in 1860 by Captain William F. Raynolds during the Hayden Surveys of Wyoming, provides access across the Continental Divide in the Northern Wind River Mountains. Ancient peoples used this pass for centuries, with use by fur . . . Map (db m96313) HM
12Wyoming (Fremont County), Dubois — Union Pass
At this pass--midst a maze of mountain ranges and water courses which has sometime baffled and repulsed them--aboriginal hunters, mountain men, fur traders and far-ranging explorers have, each in his time, found the key to a geographic conundrum. . . . Map (db m180331) HM
13Wyoming (Fremont County), Dubois — Wind River Range
Postulating the traverse of the Continental Divide the eye climbs to Union Peck, some four airline miles but nearer six by that tortuous route. At ll,491 feet Union Peak is a nondescript rise that draws attention only because it is the final . . . Map (db m180418) HM
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Dec. 7, 2022