Historical Sites around Rock River, WY

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Ames Monument Historic Site

Ames Monument Historic Site
I-80 exit 329
Buford, WY
Monument Plaque reads:"Completed in 1882 at a cost of $65,000, this monolithic, 60- foot high granite pyramid was built by the Union Pacific Railro...
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Ash Hollow State Historical Park

Ash Hollow State Historical Park
4265 Highway 26
Lewellen, NE
Sweet spring water made Ash Hollow SHP near Lewellen a major stopover on the Overland Trail and prompted prehistoric Indians to use it, too. Ruts e...
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Chimney Rock

Chimney Rock
Chimney Rock Trail
Bayard, NE
Designated the Chimney Rock National Historic Site, Chimney Rock is one of the most famous and recognizable landmarks for pioneer travelers on the ...
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Connor Battlefield Historic Site

Connor Battlefield Historic Site
US Highway 14
Ranchester, WY
The site consists of 20 camping and picnic sites nestled in an oxbow of the Tongue River in the shade of large cottonwoods. There are two restrooms...
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Cross Orchards Historic Site

Cross Orchards Historic Site
3073 F Road
Grand Junction, CO
About Us: Cross Orchards Historic Site offer you opportunity to step back in time. Stroll around the beautiful grounds and check out the historic ...
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Fort Fetterman Historic Site

Fort Fetterman Historic Site
752 Wyoming 93
Douglas, WY
Located north of Douglas, Wyoming on Highway 93, take Exit 140 off Interstate 25. Today Fort Fetterman is administered by the Wyoming Division of S...
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Fort Fred Steele Historic Site

Fort Fred Steele Historic Site
13 miles E of Rawlins, WY & off of Interstate 80, exit 228
Fort Steele, WY
Fort Fred Steele State Historic site is about 13 miles east of Rawlins, Wyoming and 1.25 miles north of Ft. Steele Rest Area just off of Interstate...
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Fort Laramie National Historic Site

Fort Laramie National Historic Site
965 Gray Rocks Road
Fort Laramie, WY
Fort Laramie National Historic Site in southeastern Wyoming recalls the epic days of the frontier West. From 1834 to 1890 the successive forts on t...
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Fort Phil Kearny State Historic Site

Fort Phil Kearny State Historic Site
528 Wagon Box Road
Banner, WY
Located just off of I-90, exit 44, Fort Phil Kearny State Historic Site offers an easy addition to plans for those traveling between Yellowstone Na...
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Granger Stage Station Historic Site

Granger Stage Station Historic Site
I-80 Exit 66
Granger, WY
This adobe-covered stone structure was one of dozens of Overland Trail stage stations built in the 1850s. The original station, Ham's Fork, was a d...
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Historic Governors' Mansion

Historic Governors' Mansion
300 East 21st Street
Cheyenne, WY
During the early days of Wyoming’s statehood, Cheyenne’s affluent cattle barons built a series of mansions as a testament to their weal...
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Independence Rock State Historic Site

Independence Rock State Historic Site
State Route 220
Alcova, WY
Independence Rock State Historic Site is on the south side of State Route 220 at the Independence Rock Rest Area. Independence Rock stands 6,028 f...
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Mormon Handcart Historic Site

Mormon Handcart Historic Site
47600 West Highway 220
Alcova, WY
Experience a handcart trek much like the one pioneers endured over 150 years ago. Visit the Mormon Handcart Visitors' Center at Martin's Cove and v...
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Names Hill Historic Site

Names Hill Historic Site
US Highway 189
La Barge, WY
This site, on the cliffs rising above the Green River, is one of three locations along the Oregon Trail where emigrants registered their presence. ...
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South Pass City Historic Site

South Pass City Historic Site
125 South Pass Main Street
South Pass City, WY
South Pass City has a variety of interesting and educational activities for visitors throughout the summer. When the presence of volunteer staff pe...
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Trail End State Historic Site

Trail End State Historic Site
400 Clarendon Avenue
Sheridan, WY
Over a Century of History Trail End was the home of John B. Kendrick (1857-1933), former Wyoming Governor and United States Senator. Born in Texas...
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Wyoming Territorial Prison State Historic Site

Wyoming Territorial Prison State Historic Site
975 Snowy Range Road
Laramie, WY
The Wyoming Territorial Prison State Historic Site has an incredibly rich history.  Run as a federal (territorial) and state prison from 1872 ...
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