The Post Bakeries

The Post Bakeries (HM1MTE)

Location: Fort Laramie, WY 82212 Goshen County
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N 42° 12.203', W 104° 33.367'

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Four different bakeries operated successively at Fort Laramie. The remains of two bakeries stand before you. The nearer, built in 1876, was used until 1884, when it was converted into a school. A bakery built upon the far site operated from 1884 until 1890. Army bakers produced one eighteen-ounce loaf daily for each man at the fort. With a garrison numbering as many as 700 men, imagine the production that resulted!
Placed ByNational Park Service
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Date Added Wednesday, August 12th, 2015 at 9:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)13T E 536644 N 4672453
Decimal Degrees42.20338333, -104.55611667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 12.203', W 104° 33.367'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 12' 12.18" N, 104° 33' 22.02" 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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