Fort Stambaugh, 1870-1878

Fort Stambaugh, 1870-1878 (HM1IQN)

Location: Lander, WY 82520 Fremont County
Country: United States of America
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N 42° 31.592', W 108° 43.362'

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was established to protect from Indians the gold mining camps of South Pass City, Atlantic City, Miners' Delight, and others. It was named for 1st Lt. Charles B. Stambaugh, 2nd Cavalry, U.S.A. who was shot from his horse by Indians when defending a freighting party, May 4, 1870. Site about 6 miles East.
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HM NumberHM1IQN
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Year Placed1959
Placed ByHistorical Landmark Commission of Wyoming
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Date Added Friday, January 9th, 2015 at 1:01am PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)12T E 687042 N 4710752
Decimal Degrees42.52653333, -108.72270000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 31.592', W 108° 43.362'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 31' 35.52" N, 108° 43' 21.72" W
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Area Code(s)307
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Dickinson Ave, Lander WY 82520, US
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