April 8, 1842 - December 26, 1915In 1889, Uncle Nick joined his older brother Sylvester who brought the first Mormon settlers over Teton Pass into Jackson Hole. It took 14 days for the band to travel 90 miles from St. Anthony, Idaho to Wilson, Wyoming, the town which bears his name.As a child, Uncle Nick lived with Chief Washakie's band of Shoshone Indians. He later was a Pony Express rider, a scout for General Albert S. Johnston, and an Overland Stage driver. In Wilson, Uncle Nick was the first Presiding Elder for the Mormon Church and had the first hotel, general store, and post office.This monument is dedicated summer, 1989, on the 100th anniversary of the pioneer crossing of Teton Pass.
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|Date Added||Monday, October 13th, 2014 at 4:29am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||12T E 510120 N 4816175|
|Decimal Degrees||43.49843333, -110.87481667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 43° 29.906', W 110° 52.489'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||43° 29' 54.36" N, 110° 52' 29.34" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 5655 W Hwy 22, Wilson WY 83014, US|
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