Parade Ground

Parade Ground (HM1MQF)

Location: Fort Laramie, WY 82212 Goshen County
Country: United States of America
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N 42° 12.127', W 104° 33.444'

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The parade ground was the center around which a variety of utilitarian buildings were constructed between 1849 and 1885.Though intended as a center of activities for the post with its parades and drills, Fort Laramie's parade ground was not in constant use. Soldiers were kept busy with a broad array of duties related to the upkeep of the post and security of the region.The parade ground saw two types of formations. Guard mount or changing of the guard, occurred daily at 9:00 a.m. A full dress parade was held once a week on Sunday.
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HM NumberHM1MQF
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Placed ByNational Park Service
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Date Added Monday, August 10th, 2015 at 10:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)13T E 536538 N 4672312
Decimal Degrees42.20211667, -104.55740000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 12.127', W 104° 33.444'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 12' 7.62" N, 104° 33' 26.64" W
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Area Code(s)307
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Unnamed Road, Fort Laramie WY 82212, US
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