"Parting of the Ways"

"Parting of the Ways" (HM19MJ)

Location: Lander, WY 82520 Sublette County
Country: United States of America

N 42° 17.1', W 109° 3.549'

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This marks a fork in the trail, right to Oregon, left to Utah and California.

1812, Robert Stuart and eastbound Astorians used South Pass gateway.

1824, Eleven westbound Ashley-Henry men led by Jedediah Smith and Thomas Fitzpatrick.

1832, N. Wyeth and Capt. B.L.E. Bonneville parties.

1836, Missionaries M. Whitman and H.H. Spalding and wives.

1841, Bartleson-Bidwell Party.

1852, Peak year, estimated 40,000 emigrants.
HM NumberHM19MJ
Series This marker is part of the California Trail series, and the Oregon Trail series.
Year Placed1956
Placed ByHistorical Landmark Commission of Wyoming
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 5:39pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)12T E 660020 N 4683244
Decimal Degrees42.28500000, -109.05915000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 17.1', W 109° 3.549'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 17' 6.00" N, 109° 3' 32.94" W
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Area Code(s)307
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 129-179 Unnamed Road, Lander WY 82520, US
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