Portugee Phillips

Portugee Phillips (HM1M68)

Location: Banner, WY 82832 Johnson County
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Country: United States of America
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N 44° 32.117', W 106° 49.404'

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In honor ofJohn (Portugee) Phillipswho Dec. 22-24, 1866, rode 236 milesin sub-zero weather throughIndian infested country to FortLaramie to summon aid for thegarrison of Fort Phil Kearnybeleaguered by Indians followingthe Fetterman Massacre.Erected byThe Historical Landmark Commission of Wyoming1936
HM NumberHM1M68
Year Placed1936
Placed ByHistorical Landmark Commission of Wyoming
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Date Added Friday, July 24th, 2015 at 10:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)13T E 355130 N 4932945
Decimal Degrees44.53528333, -106.82340000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 44° 32.117', W 106° 49.404'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds44° 32' 7.02" N, 106° 49' 24.24" W
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Area Code(s)307
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Kearny Ln, Banner WY 82832, US
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