Camp Jenney

Camp Jenney (HM2AC)

Location: Newcastle, WY 82701 Weston County
Country: United States of America

N 43° 48.96', W 104° 7.374'

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Camp site of the first authorized military expedition into the Black Hills. On September 12, 1857 Lt. G. K. Warren of the U. S. Topographical Engineers and his party, camped here and erected a log corral. (17 years before the famous Custer Expedition.) On June 3, 1875, the expedition headed by Professor Walter P. Jenney under military escort commanded by Col. R. I. Dodge of Ft. Laramie, camped on the location of Lt. Warren's camp and corral. A stockade was erected and became known as Camp Jenney. The stockade was a stop over for gold seekers during the winter 75 - 76 and later became a stage station. The stockade is now located by the Anna Miller Museum.
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HM NumberHM2AC
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Date Added Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 at 1:24pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)13T E 570537 N 4851810
Decimal Degrees43.81600000, -104.12290000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 48.96', W 104° 7.374'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 48' 57.60" N, 104° 7' 22.44" W
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Area Code(s)307, 605
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5420-5430 US-16, Newcastle WY 82701, US
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