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This blog was updated on a daily basis for about two years, with those daily entries ceasing on December 31, 2013. The blog is still active, however, and we hope that people stopping in, who find something lacking, will add to the daily entries.

The blog still receives new posts as well, but now it receives them on items of Wyoming history. That has always been a feature of the blog, but Wyoming's history is rich and there are many items that are not fully covered here, if covered at all. Over time, we hope to remedy that.

You can obtain an entire month's listings by hitting on the appropriate month below, or an individual day by hitting on that calendar date.

We hope you enjoy this site.

Sunday, July 7, 2013

July 7

1832  William Sublette's party reaches Jackson Hole and crosses Teton Pass.  Attribution:  On This Day.

1847  The first company of Mormon immigrants reached Ft. Bridger.  Attribution:  Wyoming State Historical Society.

1864  Townsend wagon train attacked near Platte Bridge Station..

1876. Sioux and Cheyenne attack an Army scouting party at Sibley Lake, in the Big Horn Mountains.

1886  Electric street lights turned on in Laramie Wyoming for the first time.  Attribution:  Wyoming State Historical Society.

1905  The Sheridan branch of the Wyoming General Hospital was opened.  Attribution:  On This Day.

1907  The cornerstone of St. Mary's Cathedral in Cheyenne laid.

1994 The former Wyoming National Guard Cavalry Stable in Newcastle, now a museum, added to the National Register of Historic Places. Attribution:  On This Day.

1999  President Clinton became the first president since Franklin D. Roosevelt to visit an Indian reservation as he toured the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota.

2006  The Snake River Land Company Residence and Office in Moran added to the National Register of Historic Places.Attribution:  On This Day.

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