Category Archives: Historical Markers

Echo Canyon Rest Area, Utah

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If you drive west on I-80 from Wyoming into Utah, the last city in Wyoming that you pass by, or through, is Evanston. From there, it is about 15miles to the Utah border, and from there, about another 15 to … Continue reading

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Cheyenne Historical Marker: Mt. Sinai Congregation

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The first permanent Jewish house of worship in Wyoming no longer exists. This marker commemorating it is situated at the corner of Pioneer and W 20th street. The building now taking up the entire block is the Laramie County Governmental … Continue reading

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Cheyenne Historical Marker: 1984 Rainsford National Historic District

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From your landmark of the Historic Cheyenne Depot, this location is just about 4 minutes away with average traffic. Drive east/right on Lincolnway – past Central, then Warren, then House, Evans, Van Lennan, Maxwell, Seymour, Pebrican and Russell. After Russell, … Continue reading

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Cheyenne: Cheyenne Architects and Builders Historical Marker

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As you stand on the corner of Lincolnway and Capitol, facing north so that you can see the golden dome of the State Capitol in the distance, right behind you are a couple of Big Boots, the sign for the … Continue reading

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Cheyenne: Cheyenne Heritage at a Glance

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You have walked from the Cheyenne Depot Plaza west on Lincolnway, crossed the street to the other side and are standing on the north corner of Carey and Lincolnway, where you have read the Lincoln Memorial Highway historical marker. To your left … Continue reading

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Cheyenne: Lincolnway Historical Marker

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Stand at the corner of Capitol Avenue and Lincolnway, in front of the Historic Cheyenne Depot (which is your landmark/rendezvous point for exploring Historic Downtown Cheyenne.) Depending on your point of view, it is either ironic or fitting that Lincolnway, … Continue reading

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Cheyenne: Historical Markers at the Cheyenne Depot, part 2

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The Cheyenne Depot Plaza extends from the corner of Greeley Highway (changing into Warren as you cross the viaduct) and Lincolnway for an entire block, ending at Capitol and Lincolnway. If you enter from the corner of Warren and Lincolnway, its past one of … Continue reading

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Cheyenne: Historical Markers at the Cheyenne Depot, part 1

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The two best landmarks in Cheyenne for those paying a visit are the Historic Cheyenne Depot and the golden-domed State Capitol. The Historic Cheyenne Depot is recognizable from its tower. Capitol Avenue runs directly north and south from the Depot … Continue reading

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