Photograph: Steve Berlin

Made 8/23/97 at Muddy Creek, WY.

The marker reads:

PETER ANDERSEN FJLEDSTED
BORN APRIL 14, 1821 DIED SEPTEMBER 9, 1859

TRAIL JOURNAL OF JENS C.A. WEIBYE
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 1862 ON MUDDY CREEK

"HERE WAS TWO UNINHABITED HOUSES, AND THERE A SHORT DISTANCE WEST ON THE NORTH SIDE OF THE ROAD, WAS THE GRAVE OF PETER A. FJELDSTED, WHO DIED WHILE CROSSING THE PLAINS IN 1859. HE HAD PRESIDED OVER THE VENDSYSSEL CONFERENCE IN DENMARK FOR TWO YEARS. ELDER WEIBYE HAVING SUCCEEDED HIM IN THAT PRESIDENCY."

The correct spelling of the name is Fjeldsted.

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