Touring the Fort

Touring the Fort (HM1N8Q)

Location: Banner, WY 82832 Johnson County
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Country: United States of America
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N 44° 31.954', W 106° 49.638'

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A Guide to Fort Phil Kearny

Fort Phil Kearny State Historic Site is administered by the Wyoming State Parks and Historic Sites Department and supported by the Fort Phil Kearny/Bozeman Trail Association. All parties are committed to the preservation and interpretation of the many aspects of the site.The Historic site has three components. Two of the components, the Fetterman and Wagon Box fight sites, are approximately five miles from the fort. These sites offer interpretive trails with signing and help the viewer more fully understand the dramatic history of Fort Phil Kearny.At the fort site the visitor has several options. The interpretive center offers many exhibits describing the fort's mission, archaeology, the Native Americans, provides a video overview of the fort, distributes a site brochure, and offers a wide variety of books which further explain the area's history. The Civilian Conservation Corp cabin interprets the living conditions of an officer or enlisted man. Outside the fort-proper interpretive signs explain crucial landmarks surrounding the fort and outlying structures.On the fort grounds visual and audio interpretive signs describe the structures, personalities, and short history of the post. To best view the fort grounds one should follow a clockwise route.
HM NumberHM1N8Q
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Date Added Tuesday, August 25th, 2015 at 1:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)13T E 354814 N 4932650
Decimal Degrees44.53256667, -106.82730000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 44° 31.954', W 106° 49.638'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds44° 31' 57.24" N, 106° 49' 38.28" 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 528 Wagon Box Rd, Banner WY 82832, US
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