Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Wednesday in Wyoming -- January 27, 2016

If you've read accounts of the pioneers' journey west, you've probably seen references to Split Rock. As you can see, the split is sizable, meaning it's clearly visible from quite a distance.

It wasn't only the pioneers who used Split Rock as a navigational guide.  So too did trappers, native Americans and even the Pony Express.  That's one of the reasons for this monument.

You may not be able to read all the lettering on the sign, but I wanted to share the drawing at the top with you.  Here you can see the various groups that depended on Split Rock.  I particularly like the image of the Pony Express horse and rider.

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