Captain's Quarters

Captain's Quarters (HM1MQR)

Location: Fort Laramie, WY 82212 Goshen County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 12.094', W 104° 33.511'

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      Originally intended as housing for the commanding officer, this building was divided into a duplex when the C.O. chose to remain in another new dwelling. As such, the quarters was completed in 1870 at which time high-ranking officers and their families took up residency.       Lumber for the quarters was hauled from Laramie Peak and Denver. Adobe brick was made on site on sunny days. Often during twenty years of military use, the structure required whitewashing and substantial repairs.       After military tenure, the quarters was occupied by a local family and later returned to federal hands. Partial reconstruction and repairs began in 1956.
Placed ByNational Park Service
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Date Added Tuesday, August 11th, 2015 at 9:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)13T E 536447 N 4672250
Decimal Degrees42.20156667, -104.55851667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 12.094', W 104° 33.511'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 12' 5.64" N, 104° 33' 30.66" W
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Area Code(s)307
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Unnamed Road, Fort Laramie WY 82212, US
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