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Fort Bridger, island in the wilderness

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Published by Brigham Young University Press in Provo, Utah .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Fort Bridger (Wyo.),
  • Wyoming.
    • Subjects:
    • Bridger, Jim, 1804-1881.,
    • Mormon Church -- Wyoming.,
    • Fort Bridger (Wyo.) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Fred R. Gowans, Eugene E. Campbell.
      ContributionsCampbell, Eugene E., 1915- joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF769.F54 G68
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 185 p. :
      Number of Pages185
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5186631M
      ISBN 100842504192, 0842504206
      LC Control Number75005827

      Welcome to the Fort Bridger google satellite map! This place is situated in Uinta County, Wyoming, United States, its geographical coordinates are 41° 19' 0" North, ° 23' 1" West and its original name (with diacritics) is Fort Bridger. BRIDGER, FORT. BRIDGER, FORT, on Black's Fork, Uinta County, Wyoming, was a frontier trading post and later a U.S. Army fort. In , James Bridger and his partner, Louis Vasquez, built it and operated it for a number of years. Bridger's post gained its greatest fame as a way station and supply point for western emigrants. Around , Mormon colonists from Utah took over the post and in The best secondary account that reprodrlccs many primary documents is Fred R. Gonans and Eugene E. Canlpbell, Fort Bridger: Island in the Wilderness (Provo, Utah: Brigham Young University Press, ). Chapter six deals with the acquisition of Fort Bridger and chapter seven with its destruction.


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Fort Bridger, island in the wilderness by Fred R. Gowans Download PDF EPUB FB2

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The fort had four separate locations. It became a way station for the emigrants moving to California or to Utah, and a military fort. When by-passed by the railroad init Fort Bridger in importance.

The Fort became a state park Based in part on F.R. Gowans Pages: Fort Bridger was originally a 19th-century fur trading outpost established inon Blacks Fork of the Green River, in Fort Bridger is now Uinta County, Wyoming, United Fort Bridger a vital resupply point for wagon trains on the Oregon Trail, California Trail, and Mormon Army established a military post here in during the Utah War, until Fort Bridger was finally closed in Coordinates: 41°19′4″N °23′31″W / °N.

Fort Bridger was the first emigrant way station established specifically to serve the covered wagon trains to the far West. It also catered to the Indian trade.

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Noted frontiersman Jim Bridger and his partner, Louis Vasquez, established Fort Bridger in to service emigrant traffic.

For the next century, the area—known as the Bridger Valley—served as a crossroads for the Oregon/California Trail, the Mormon Trail, the Pony Express Route, the Transcontinental Railroad and the Lincoln Highway. Today, the valley in southwestern Wyoming is a.

Fort Bridger was built in by mountain men Jim Bridger and Louis Vasquez. The spot chosen was at Blacks Fork, west of Ham's Fork of the Green River. The fort became a resupply station for early western pioneers.

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Bridger had gone to the east, but returned to the mountains in That summer, Bridger sold his fort to the Mormons for $8, The Mormons paid Bridger $4, in gold coin that August; however, the final payment was not made untilwhen Vasquez received the remaining $4, in Salt Lake City.

The Bridger Wilderness is located in Bridger-Teton National Forest in Wyoming, United ally established in as a primitive area, ,acre (1, km 2) region was redesignated as a wilderness in and expanded to the current size in The wilderness lies on the west side of the Continental Divide in the Wind River Range and contains Gannett Peak; at 13, feet Location: Sublette / Fremont counties, Wyoming, United.

Restaurants near Fort Bridger State Historic Site: ( mi) Zheng Zhong Chinese Restaurant ( mi) Fiesta Guadalajara ( mi) Jody's Diner ( mi) Little America Wyoming ( mi) Pizza Hut; View all restaurants near Fort Bridger State Historic Site on Tripadvisor/5().

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Fort Bridger: Island in the Wilderness (Unabridged. Edition) by Fred R. Gowans, Eugene E. Campbell Hardcover, Pages, Published ISBN / ISBN / Need it Fast. 2 day shipping options: On the night of October 3, Fort Bridger was burning - set ablaze by its Mormon owners Book Edition: Unabridged.

Edition. Fort Bridger. A mountain man named Jim Bridger began this fort as a trading post in It soon grew to be one of the most important outfitting points for emigrants along the Oregon Trail. Mormon settlement near Fort Bridger led to tensions between the Mormon authorities and the federal government.

The Bridger Wilderness is located in Bridger-Teton National Forest in Wyoming, United States. Originally established in as a primitive area, ,acre (1, km2) region was redesignated as a wilderness in and expanded to the current size in The Mormons claimed, over Bridger's denials, they had purchased the fort from Vasquez.

The Fort was assumed by the military under Albert Sidney Johnston inphoto lower left. There was a deed dated August 3,recorded Octoin Salt Lake City in Records Book B.

that ostensibly sold Fort Bridger to the Mormon Church. Author of Rocky Mountain rendezvous, Fort Supply, Rocky Mountain Rendevous, Discovery & exploration of the great fur trade road,Mountain man & grizzly, Fort Bridger, island in the wildernessWritten works: Mountain man & grizzly, Rocky Mountain Rendezvous: The History of the Fur Trade Rendezvous Jim Bridger Mountain Man a Biography.

Stanley Vestal. Univ. of Nebraska, See also Cecil Alter's biography of Bridger; neither is entirely correct but there is no other Bridger biography. Vestal's book does make good reading. "Given a choice between fact and folklore, Vestal was a man who would choose the folklore every time." -- Harvey.

Fort Bridger () - Established by Jim Bridger and Louis Vasquez in as a trading post and outfitting point for emigrants. Later acquired by the Mormons and taken over by the U.S. Army. Fort Bridger was transferred to the Interior Department and finally abandoned by the U.S.

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Along with the diaries in this collection, the list of readings will provide context for the journeys on the Mormon, California, Oregon, and Montana trails. Long’s College Book Co., Atlases and Maps. Baughman, Fort Bridger.

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Benjamin refused to answer his son Thomas when. The Bridger Wilderness lies within the Bridger-Teton National Forest and encompasses 80 miles of the Continental Divide and a majority of the Wind River Mountain Range near Pinedale, Wyoming.

Bridger Wilderness Area in Wyoming. Jackson Hole Wyoming > Nature > Bridger Wilderness. Fork in the Road Fort Bridger Wyoming, Fort Bridger, Wyoming. 13 likes 1, were here. American Restaurant/5(67). “The book tells you how to get out to Fort Bridger, where this fellow Hastings is gonna lead us to California.” He paused to take the book from William, and he passed it over to Trace.

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It is % greater than the overall U.S. average. On 8/18/ ata magnitude ( UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred miles away from the city center Location: Uinta County.

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are gravel & dirt. Park is ok for overnight or for a 5/5(2).Dr. Fred Gowans is a former professor at Brigham Young University who continues to lecture on the West and its unique history. His books include Mountain Man & Grizzly and Fort Bridger: Island in the Wilderness. He lives in Wyoming.Rate Details for Ebook at Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort Rate shown is the starting rate for a Standard room: Most weeknights from to August 8, and most Monday through Wednesday nights from Aug to Septem at.