Refinement at Fort Laramie

Refinement at Fort Laramie (HM1MRE)

Location: Fort Laramie, WY 82212 Goshen County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 12.116', W 104° 33.544'

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Fort Laramie began as a dusty, drab frontier outpost as pictured above in the 1868 photograph. However, by the 1880's, the Army had embarked upon a major cleanup and improvement campaign. The delightful results are evident in the 1887 view - trees and grass, gaslights, boardwalks, picket fences and vine-covered verandas, modern, comfortable quarters . . . even birdbaths!
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HM NumberHM1MRE
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Placed ByNational Park Service
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, August 11th, 2015 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)13T E 536401 N 4672291
Decimal Degrees42.20193333, -104.55906667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 12.116', W 104° 33.544'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 12' 6.96" N, 104° 33' 32.64" 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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