Fort McGraw

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Fort McGraw (1857-1858) - First established in 1857 as Fort Thompson (2) and later renamed Fort McGraw for William McGraw the road contractor. Abandoned in 1858.

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Fort McGraw History

Established to protect surveyors for the Fort Kearny, South Pass, and Honey Lake Wagon Road to Oregon. Abandoned 25 Feb 1858.

Current Status

A park in Lander, Fremont County, Wyoming.

Location: Two miles northeast of Lander, Fremont County, Wyoming.

Maps & Images

Lat: 42.8516255 Long: -108.6951158

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Visited: 16 Sep 2012


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