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Historical Markers in Point of Rocks, Wyoming

 
Clickable Map of Sweetwater 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 Sweetwater County, WY (86) Carbon County, WY (60) Fremont County, WY (111) Lincoln County, WY (30) Sublette County, WY (48) Uinta County, WY (59) Moffat County, CO (8) Daggett County, UT (2) Summit County, UT (9)  SweetwaterCounty(86) Sweetwater County (86)  CarbonCounty(60) Carbon County (60)  FremontCounty(111) Fremont County (111)  LincolnCounty(30) Lincoln County (30)  SubletteCounty(48) Sublette County (48)  UintaCounty(59) Uinta County (59)  MoffatCountyColorado(8) Moffat County (8)  DaggettCountyUtah(2) Daggett County (2)  SummitCounty(9) Summit County (9)
Point of Rocks is in Sweetwater County
      Sweetwater County (86)  
      Carbon County (60)  
      Fremont County (111)  
      Lincoln County (30)  
      Sublette County (48)  
      Uinta County (59)  
      Moffat County, Colorado (8)  
      Daggett County, Utah (2)  
      Summit County, Utah (9)  
 
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1Wyoming (Sweetwater County), Point of Rocks — Almond Overland Stage Station
Ruins Of Almond Overland Stage Station, 1862-8 Located Beyond Railroad Tracks 1640 Feet To Southward Of This MarkerMap (db m67926) HM
2Wyoming (Sweetwater County), Point of Rocks — An Unsolved Mystery
In 1863, a short distance from here, seven passengers on the Overland Stage were murdered during a robbery. The victims were buried on this hill. James Thompson, a station guard, placed the blame for the crime on the infamous outlaw, Jack Slade. . . . Map (db m73960) HM
3Wyoming (Sweetwater County), Point of Rocks — Mama Sage
     Oh! "Mama Sage." It seems endless, the sage; the rolling sage-covered Wyoming hills. Sagebrush, the shrub that means survival to the world's largest populations of pronghorn antelope and sage grouse. Blown free of snow by the Wyoming winds, . . . Map (db m67966) HM
4Wyoming (Sweetwater County), Point of Rocks — Overland Stage Route
     At the beginning of the Civil War military strength in the West declined and often it was impossible to safeguard stages carrying the United States mail along the Oregon-California-Mormon Trail. Early in 1862 "Stagecoach King" Ben Holladay . . . Map (db m67925) HM
5Wyoming (Sweetwater County), Point of Rocks — Point of Rocks
After the Civil War, the Union Pacific laid track westward, bringing commerce to the wilderness. Establishment of the transcontinental railroad and the communities which sprung up around the railroads helped settle the Territory of Wyoming. . . . Map (db m73958) HM
6Wyoming (Sweetwater County), Point of Rocks — Point of Rocks Stage Station
Before the Transcontinental Railroad connected the East and West coasts of the United States, stage coach lines transported both passengers and mail across the country. Stations along the route functioned as pit stops, where horses - tired and . . . Map (db m76743) HM
 
 
Dec. 1, 2021