Living on the Edge

Living on the Edge (HMYVW)

Location: Buffalo, WY 82834 Johnson County
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Country: United States of America
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N 44° 20.705', W 106° 41.907'

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Sculptor: D. Michael Thomas

An independent cowboy, or small rancher, brands a calf on the open range. Surprised at his work, he turns to see a rider from a large cattle outfit galloping threateningly toward him.

Small ranchers, like this cowboy, rode south from Buffalo on the morning of April 11, 1892, to confront "the invaders" at the Ta Ranch. Sheriff Red Angus, citizens of Buffalo, and small ranchers laid siege to the gunmen. Three days later, troops from Fort McKinney, near Buffalo, arrived on the scene. The invaders surrendered and were escorted to the fort, then sent to Cheyenne, They were never brought to trial.
A gift from First National Bank of Buffalo to the Citizens of Johnston County

Year Placed1994
Placed ByFirst National Bank of Buffalo
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 9:28am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)13T E 364619 N 4911604
Decimal Degrees44.34508333, -106.69845000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 44° 20.705', W 106° 41.907'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds44° 20' 42.30" N, 106° 41' 54.42" W
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Area Code(s)307
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 110 W Angus St, Buffalo WY 82834, US
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