Smoky Row Plot




Hot Springs County, Wyoming

N 43 39.147   W 108 11.469


Hot Springs State Park is a beautiful place.  Buffalo roam around for visitors to see.  Mountain Bluebirds decorate the fence posts.  After a rain, the rainbow against the red hills is quite a site.  This is a tiny plot located within the borders of Hot Springs State Park.  It is not well groomed, but protected with a fence and low rock wall.  Follow the south route through the State Park behind the swimming pool.  Continue uphill and turning to the north, and you will reach the plot located on the East edge of the pavement.  Wood steps lead up to the plot.  There is a nice, large stone in the middle of the plot that reads:


1890     CEMETERY     1900

Ollie Koshear

Jack Berry

Jesse Burson

Ralph Gillerno

Augernone Jane

Eton Perry

I. A. McGrey

Unknown Woman

Unknown Man

Washakie Chapter of DAR 1962

The only readable headstone says:  Stone R. Gallerno. May 28 1895.  There is a metal marker that says in memory of the early pioneers of 1893.  There is more history available about Smoky Row at the Hot Springs County Library in Thermopolis, Wyoming, including a file of newspaper articles that detail those buried there.