Pioneer Stagecoach Drivers

Pioneer Stagecoach Drivers (HM1MWP)

Location: Cody, WY 82414 Park County
Buy Wyoming State flags at!
Country: United States of America
Buy United States of America flags at!

N 44° 31.534', W 109° 4.216'

  • 0 check ins
  • 0 favorites
      The pioneer stagecoach drivers of the Old West were as fiercely independent as any men the country has ever seen. They were men of whang-leather toughness, who were accustomed to the harshness of frontier life. They never failed to laugh in the face of every hardship and danger. Self-reliance and vitality were foremost in their make-up, and they took a large measure of pride in their work. These rough men had a taste of genuine life, and, while it lasted, they savored every bit of it.       Their motto was: "Take her as she comes and like it." The work they did in establishing and maintaining transportation links along the fringes of civilization was a major contribution in the development of the American West. Their spirit and independent nature remain a landmark in the colorful and dramatic pageant of Wyoming and the West. Charley Russell, the cowboy artist, eulogized them thusly:      Here's to the driver that sat on the coach with six reigns and the silk in in his grip, who'd bet he could throw all the ribbons away an' herd his bronk team with his whip!       To them and to the memory of the early pioneer of the Cody Country, this monument is respectfully dedicated.
———————- · ———————-A gift to the City of Cody and the Park County Historical Societyby Mr. Edgar D. "Kid" Wilson
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, August 15th, 2015 at 1:04pm PDT -07:00
Sorry, but we don't have a picture of this historical marker yet. If you have a picture, please share it with us. It's simple to do. 1) Become a member. 2) Adopt this historical marker listing. 3) Upload the picture.
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)12T E 653342 N 4932060
Decimal Degrees44.52556667, -109.07026667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 44° 31.534', W 109° 4.216'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds44° 31' 32.04" N, 109° 4' 12.96" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)307
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 9th Ave, Cody WY 82414, US
Alternative Maps Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap

Is this marker missing? Are the coordinates wrong? Do you have additional information that you would like to share with us? If so, check in.

Nearby Markersshow on map
Check Ins  check in   |    all

Have you seen this marker? If so, check in and tell us about it.

Comments 0 comments

Maintenance Issues
  1. Is this marker part of a series?
  2. What historical period does the marker represent?
  3. What historical place does the marker represent?
  4. What type of marker is it?
  5. What class is the marker?
  6. What style is the marker?
  7. Does the marker have a number?
  8. What year was the marker erected?
  9. Who or what organization placed the marker?
  10. This marker needs at least one picture.
  11. Can this marker be seen from the road?
  12. Is the marker in the median?