Fort Bridger was established by James Bridger in 1842 and 1843 who established a trading post and a blacksmith shop at this location. From 1850 to 1858, Fort Bridger was actually located in Utah territory. In 1868, this area was officially annexed by Wyoming.
Fort Bridger was a location that was heavily contested for ownership by James Bridger and Brigham Young. A number of small battles were fought to gain control of the location. The Fort itself is today a state park. .
Reports of animal and human apparitions.
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