South Pass City

South Pass Rd., South Pass City, Wyoming

Photos 

Photo taken for the Historic American Buildings Survey

Map 

Description 

South Pass City was the focal point in the development in the Sweetwater Gold Mine Field, the largest gold rush area in Wyoming. In addition, it was the center of the first successful women's suffrage activity in the United States. -- Historic American Buildings Survey

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on February 26, 1970
Reference number
70000670
Areas of significance
Industry; Commerce; Transportation; Politics/Government; Communications
Level of significance
State
Evaluation criteria
A - Event
Property type
District
Historic functions
Professional; Hotel; Single dwelling; Extractive facility; Business
Current functions
Museum; Single dwelling
Periods of significance
1875-1899; 1850-1874
Significant years
1867; 1878
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 10
Contributing structures: 1
Non-contributing objects: 3

Update Log 

  • May 12, 2012: Imported photos from HABS/HAER

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