Near Ft. Washakie

Near Ft. Washakie Wyoming Native Americana


Stock #: 152141
Type: Postcard
Era: Chrome
State: Wyoming (WY)
Publisher: H. S. Crocker Co., Inc.
Postmark: 1971 Jul-23
PM City: Fort Washakie
PM State: Wy
Stamp: 6C
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Near Ft. Washakie, Wyoming, is the grave of Sacajawea in the cemetery named in her honor, on the Shoshone and Arapahoe Indian Reservation. The Shoshone Indian woman guided Lewis and Clark in their expedition across the continent, 1805-1806. She died April 9, 1884 a peak in the Bridger range is named for her. In the city of Portland, Oregon, there is a statue of Sacrajawea.
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