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Fort Bridger State Historic Site

Fort Bridger State Historic Site



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  • Date Posted: May 1, 2014
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  • Address: Fort Bridger, WY, USA

History:

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. .

Paranormal Reports:

Reports of animal and human apparitions.

Resources:

ePodunk, Inc. (2007). Profile for Fort Bridger, Wyoming. Retrieved November 22, 2009 from http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/genInfo.php?locIndex=23275

Hilton, H. A. & Hilton, L. M. (n.d.) Fort Bridger. Retrieved November 22, 2009 from http://www.media.utah.edu/UHE/f/FORTBRIDGER.html

Shadowlord (1998). Shadowlands Haunted Places Index.Retrieved August 11, 2008 from http://the shadowlands.net/places/wyoming.htm




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