- List of National Historic Landmarks in Wyoming
The list of National Historic Landmarks in Wyoming contains the landmarks designated by the U.S. Federal Government for the U.S. state of Wyoming. There are 24 National Historic Landmarks (NHLs) in Wyoming. The first designated were two on 19 December 1960; the latest was on 20 September 2006.
Landmark name Image Date declared Locality County Description 1 Expedition Island November 24, 1968 Green River Sweet-
Expedition Island is a park in Green River, Wyoming that marks the area where Major John Wesley Powell started an expedition down the Green River and Colorado River in 1871. 2 Fort D.A. Russell May 15, 1975 Cheyenne Laramie In 1867, the fort was established to protect workers for the Union Pacific Railroad. In 1871, it was base to the Pawnee scout battalion. 3 Fort Phil Kearny and Associated Sites December 19, 1960 Story Johnson Fort Phil Kearny was an outpost of the United States Army that existed in the late 1860s in present-day northeastern Wyoming along the Bozeman Trail. 4 Fort Yellowstone July 31, 2003 Yellowstone National Park Park Fort Yellowstone is a former United States Army base created in 1888 to guard the park. It became administrative headquarters of Yellowstone National Park. 5 Heart Mountain Relocation Center September 20, 2006 Ralston Park An internment camp for Japanese-Americans during World War II 6 Horner Site January 20, 1961 Cody Park Non-public archaeological site yielding evidence of a flint tool culture, with occupation dating back to 5000 BC. 7 Independence Rock January 20, 1961 Casper Natrona Independence Rock is a large granite rock, approximately 130 ft (40 m) high, which served as a landmark on the Oregon Trail and California Trail in southwestern Natrona County. 8 Jackson Lake Lodge July 31, 2003 Grand Teton National Park Teton Designed by architect Gilbert Stanley Underwood and completed in 1955, the lodge built in International style represents a break from the traditional rustic style of architecture used by the National Park Service. 9 Lake Guernsey State Park September 25, 1997 Guernsey Platte Model Civilian Conservation Corps-built state park buildings and structures 10 Medicine Wheel August 29, 1970 Lovell Big Horn A native American medicine wheel, used for healing and religious purposes 11 Murie Ranch Historic District February 17, 2006 Grand Teton National Park Teton A group of several cabins in Grand Teton National Park that were owned by naturalist Olaus Murie, his wife Margaret Murie and scientist Adolph Murie and his wife Louise in the 1940s. 12 Norris, Madison, and Fishing Bridge Museums May 28, 1987 Yellowstone National Park
Teton and Park Three "trailside museums" in National Park Service Rustic style within Yellowstone National Park 13 Obsidian Cliff June 19, 1996 Yellowstone National Park Park An exposure of obsidian (volcanic glass). It was a notable source of lithic materials for prehistoric peoples. 14 Old Faithful Inn May 28, 1987 Yellowstone National Park
Teton National Park Service architecture 15 Oregon Trail Ruts May 23, 1966 Guernsey Platte One half mile long section of Oregon Trail, worn 2–6 feet into sandstone ridge 16 J. C. Penney Historic District June 2, 1978 Kemmerer Lincoln Buildings associated with James Cash Penney's founding of J. C. Penney department store chain here. 17 Sheridan Inn January 29, 1964 Sheridan
Sheridan Inn operated by Buffalo Bill Cody 18 South Pass January 20, 1961 South Pass City Fremont This was the easiest crossing point of the Continental Divide during the 19th century, serving American pioneers, fur traders, and miners. The access it offered to the Pacific Northwest greatly strengthened the U.S. claim to that region. 19 Tom Sun Ranch December 19, 1960 Casper Carbon and Natrona Tom Sun Ranch was a typical medium-sized ranching operation of the open range period in the 1870s-80s. Tom Sun was a French-Canadian cattleman and frontiersman. 20 Swan Land and Cattle Company Headquarters July 19, 1964 Chugwater Platte The surviving buildings include the ranchhouse, barn, and commissary, for this company organized in Scotland in 1883. 21 Union Pacific Railroad Depot February 15, 2006 Cheyenne Laramie Railroad depot and related buildings. 22 Upper Green River Rendezvous Site November 5, 1961 Daniel Sublette Rendezvous site on the Green River 23 Wapiti Ranger Station May 23, 1963 Wapiti
Park First U.S. Forest Service ranger station 24 Wyoming State Capitol May 4, 1987 Cheyenne
Laramie Current state capitol building
- Historic preservation
- List of National Historic Landmarks by state
- List of Registered Historic Places in Wyoming
- ^ a b c d National Park Service (June 2011). "National Historic Landmarks Survey: List of National Historic Landmarks by State" (PDF). http://www.cr.nps.gov/nhl/designations/Lists/LIST11.pdf. Retrieved 2011-07-04.
- ^ a b National Park Service. "National Historic Landmark Program: NHL Database". http://tps.cr.nps.gov/nhl/default.cfm. Retrieved 2007-09-22.
- ^ NPS webpage, March 2009: NPS-gov-842.
- ^ NPS webpage, March 2009: NPS-gov-565.
- ^ NPS webpage, March 2009: NPS-gov-32**.
- ^ NPS webpage, March 2009: NPS-gov-567.
- ^ NPS webpage, March 2009: NPS-gov-566.
- ^ National Park Service (2007). "Murie Ranch - National Park Week: National Register of Historic Places Celebrates National Park". http://www.nps.gov/history/nr/feature/ParkWeek/2007/murieranch.htm. Retrieved 2007-12-16.
- ^ NPS webpage, March 2009: NPS-gov-569.
- National Historic Landmark Program at the National Park Service
- Lists of National Historic Landmarks
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