Topic: Fort Laramie, Wyoming
Previous TopicNext TopicHelpWeb
Although Fort Laramie was never the site of a battle, it was an important command post, a staging area for troops, and a strategic communications and transportation depot. The Pony Express, the trans-continental telegraph, and the Deadwood Stage route all passed through Fort Laramie. Three important treaties between the United States and Plains Indians were signed at or near the Fort.

Much of Fort Laramie has been restored to it's original condition and this stop is well worth your time to see this glimpse of the history of the late 1800's on the high plains.

Located in town is the Fort Laramie Frontier Trading Post. This is a great place to buy gifts, especially hand tools currently being made by Indian tribes on the high plains.
See related information at top4x4sites.com
Rate Our Web Site
Follow These Tracks - SuvOne.com Guides
Test Your SUV Driving Skills Here
Copyright© 2003 - SUV One, Inc. - Copyright, Trademark, Privacy, and Liability Information.
Use of this web site constitutes acceptance of the SUV One, Inc. Terms of Use policy.

SUV One, Inc. ("SUV ONE") maintains this site for your personal entertainment, information, education, and communication. Your use of, and browsing in the Site, either for your own use or for the education of others, are at your own risk. Neither SUV ONE nor any other party involved in creating, producing, or delivering the Site is liable for any direct, incidental, consequential, indirect, or punitive damages arising out of your access to, or use of, the Site or any information contained therein.