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Torrington, Wyoming Historical Markers

 
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By Barry Swackhamer, August 22, 2014
Cold Springs Marker
Wyoming (Goshen County), Torrington — Cold Springs
3/4 mile east from this point Cold Springs was a popular camping ground on the Overland Trail to California, Oregon, Utah and other points in the far west. It was a stage station along the Overland Stage Route 1854-1862 and also a Pony Express . . . — Map (db m79702) HM
Wyoming (Goshen County), Torrington — Empire, Wyoming: African American Community Building in the West
In the 1870s, thousands of African Americans fled the poverty and racial unrest that followed the American Civil War to homestead on the plains of Kansas. These migrants were known as the Exodusters. Some intended to create separate, . . . — Map (db m119890) HM
Wyoming (Goshen County), Torrington — Oregon Trail
To all the pioneers who passed this way to win and hold the West — Map (db m98344) HM
Wyoming (Goshen County), Torrington — Oregon Trail
Marked by the State of Wyoming 1914 — Map (db m98345) HM
Wyoming (Goshen County), Torrington — Stuartís 1812-13 Astorian Party Campsite
Following the Lewis and Clark Expedition, much of the interior of the western United States remained a mystery and most people traveling to the west coast went by ship. By 1811, at the height of the fur trade, John Jacob Astor, owner of the Pacific . . . — Map (db m79700) HM
Wyoming (Goshen County), Torrington — The Oregon Trail
Entered Wyoming at this point 1841 Main trail 3 miles South — Map (db m79699) HM

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