“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Wheatland, Wyoming Historical Markers

Jacques La Ramie Marker image, Touch for more information
By Barry Swackhamer, September 19, 2015
Jacques La Ramie Marker
Wyoming (Platte County), Wheatland — Jacques La Ramie
In Honor of Jacques La Ramie Free trapper, who came to this region around 1815 and met an unknown fate, probably at the hands of Indians, about 1820, on one of the rivers bearing his name between which this . . . — Map (db m92131) HM
Wyoming (Platte County), Wheatland — Laramie Peak
As you journey through Wyoming, you are one of the countless travelers who has looked out to the west and seen the granite rising of Laramie Peak. Near Scottsbluff, Nebraska, approximately 80 miles east of Dwyer Junction, emigrants witnessed their . . . — Map (db m98380) HM
Wyoming (Platte County), Wheatland — Open Spaces Sustained by AgricultureWyoming’s Agriculture
      Welcome to Platte County Wyoming. Laramie Peak frames the western backdrop of a landscape that includes the Oregon Trail and Register Cliff where thousands of Pioneers left their mark. Today these open spaces are sustained by agricultural . . . — Map (db m89158) HM
Wyoming (Platte County), Wheatland — Wildlife DiversityWyoming’s Wildlife
      The Laramie Mountains provide a striking contrast for those traveling through the primarily flat to rolling prairies of southeastern Wyoming. Mountains are important to wildlife in Wyoming. As you go up in elevation, the average annual . . . — Map (db m89160) HM

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