“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 Glenrock, Wyoming

Clickable Map of Converse 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> Converse County, WY (38) Albany County, WY (42) Campbell County, WY (6) Carbon County, WY (60) Johnson County, WY (34) Natrona County, WY (100) Niobrara County, WY (20) Platte County, WY (48) Weston County, WY (17)  ConverseCounty(38) Converse County (38)  AlbanyCounty(42) Albany County (42)  CampbellCounty(6) Campbell County (6)  CarbonCounty(60) Carbon County (60)  JohnsonCounty(34) Johnson County (34)  NatronaCounty(100) Natrona County (100)  NiobraraCounty(20) Niobrara County (20)  PlatteCounty(48) Platte County (48)  WestonCounty(17) Weston County (17)
Douglas is the county seat for Converse County
Glenrock is in Converse County
      Converse County (38)  
      Albany County (42)  
      Campbell County (6)  
      Carbon County (60)  
      Johnson County (34)  
      Natrona County (100)  
      Niobrara County (20)  
      Platte County (48)  
      Weston County (17)  
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1 Wyoming, Converse County, Glenrock — Ada Magill
Caleb and Nancy Magill with their six children were part of a wagon train traveling fro Brown County, Kansas, to Dallas, Oregon, in 1864. After leaving Fort Laramie their three-year-old daughter Ada was taken sick with dysentery. At Deer Creek . . . Map (db m92079) HM
2 Wyoming, Converse County, Glenrock — Alvah H. Unthank
Nineteen-year-old Alvah Unthank was one of a group of young men who left Newport, Wayne County, Indiana, for the goldfields of California in 1850. On June 23 the wagon train passed Register Cliff, south of Guernsey. There Alvah inscribed his name: . . . Map (db m177934) HM
3 Wyoming, Converse County, Glenrock — Big Muddy Oil Field
Big Muddy oil field is a typical Wyoming oil producing structure. The field, discovered in 1916, has produced over 30 million barrels of high quality oil. Strata here were arched upward at the time the Rocky Mountains originated about 60 million . . . Map (db m92097) HM
4 Wyoming, Converse County, Glenrock — Deer Creek Station
Deer Creek Station, which once stood on the site of present- day Glenrock near the confluence of Deer Creek and the North Platte River, became a familiar landmark along the Oregon-California-Mormon Trail between 1857 and 1866. The station began . . . Map (db m92081) HM
5 Wyoming, Converse County, Glenrock — Ferdinand V. Hayden
To All Pioneers Who passed this way and in memory of Pioneer Geologist Ferdinand V. Hayden Chief U.S. Geological Survey of the Territories 1867-78 Born at Westfield, Mass, 1829Map (db m92082) HM
6 Wyoming, Converse County, Glenrock — Rock in the Glen
On July 26, 1842 John C. Fremont's first expedition to the far west guided by Kit Carson with Joseph Bissonette as interpreter, also L. Maxwell as hunter, camped in this rocky glen. Names and dates of many of the 300,000 travelers of the . . . Map (db m92080) HM
7 Wyoming, Converse County, Glenrock — Sharp, Franklin and Taylor,
Three men named Sharp, Franklin, and Taylor, and one unknown man were killed by Indians July 12, 1864 where the Oregon Trail crosses Little Box Elder Creek 2 1/2 miles S.W. of here. They were buried 4 miles S.W. by the grave . . . Map (db m92087) HM
8 Wyoming, Converse County, Glenrock — Site of Brigham Young (BYX) Mail Station1859
One of the first two stations built to supply the Mormon emigrants and mail station to accommodate the mail service by virtue of the mail contract awarded to Hyrum Kimball agent of the BYX. Abandoned in 1858 due to the actions of the United . . . Map (db m151835) HM
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Feb. 24, 2024