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Historical Markers in Jeffrey City, 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; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg 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
Jeffrey City is in Fremont County
      Fremont County (111)  
ADJACENT TO FREMONT COUNTY
      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), Jeffrey City — Gold Flakes to Yellowcake Historic Mine Trail
The Historic Mine Trail and Byway Program designated the Gold Flakes to Yellowstone Historic Mine Trail in 2005. This trail links significant finds of gold, iron ore, and uranium, each of which played important roles in Wyoming's history. The . . . Map (db m67009) HM
2Wyoming (Fremont County), Jeffrey City — Ice Slough
Ice Slough is a small stream that flows into the Sweetwater River five miles east of here. In front of this point is a slough (i.e. a marsh or shallow un-drained depression). This slough gave the name to the stream east of here. In the "Ice Slough" . . . Map (db m62076) HM
3Wyoming (Fremont County), Jeffrey City — Jeffrey CityBiggest Bust of Them All
Home on the range, a tiny community consisting of a post office, gas station, and a few souls, sat quiet and undisturbed along this lonesome stretch of highway until the 1950's. That all changed when the nation's uranium industry boomed after World . . . Map (db m67008) HM
4Wyoming (Fremont County), Jeffrey City — Pony Express
The need was there Competing with time, harsh climates, long distances, tough terrain and the hostility of numerous Indian bands, the Pony Express carried the mail 1600 miles across the West. From April 4, 1860 to October 24, 1861, . . . Map (db m69604) HM
5Wyoming (Fremont County), Jeffrey City — Split Rock
Originally called the Emigrant Road, the Oregon Trail was the main route of westward expansion from 1812 to 1869. An estimated 500,000 people journeyed past here in search of new lands and new lives in the West. Because of its unique shape, . . . Map (db m62092) HM
6Wyoming (Fremont County), Jeffrey City — Split Rock
A famous natural landmark used by Indians, trappers, and emigrants on the Oregon Trail. Site of Split Rock Pony Express 1860-1861, stage and telegraph station is on the south side of the Sweetwater. Split Rock can be seen as a cleft on the . . . Map (db m67007) HM
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7Wyoming (Fremont County), Jeffrey City — Split Rock
Split Rock was a relay station during the turbulent 18 month life of the Pony Express. The Express operated at a gallop, speeding mail across the West in only 10 days. However, because of the "talking wire," its days were numbered. The telegraph . . . Map (db m69603) HM
8Wyoming (Fremont County), Jeffrey City — Split Rock Meadows
Shoshone, Arapaho, Crow and Sioux Indians occupied this pleasant valley long before the Oregon Trail, which changed their cultures and life styles forever. This led to tragic warfare and the eventual loss of country they had called their own. . . . Map (db m69602) HM
9Wyoming (Fremont County), Jeffrey City — Trails to Opportunity
The Oregon Trail was American’s main street west. Building upon American Indians footpaths, emigrants bound for the Pacific Northwest used the trail. They were soon followed by Mormons fleeing persecution, gold seekers rushing to California and the . . . Map (db m95744) HM
10Wyoming (Fremont County), Jeffrey City — Wild HorsesA Western Legacy
Wild horses, managed by the Bureau of Land Management, live around Green Mountain which is located on the opposite side of the highway. You many see bands of wild horses roaming public land on the south side of the road. Wild horses are distant . . . Map (db m95774) HM
 
 
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Sep. 29, 2022