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How To Use This Site


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.

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

August 7

1886  Fort Fred Steele deactivated. A town remained behind where the fort had been, and survived for many decades until the Lincoln Highway bypassed it.  Attribution:  On This Day.

1892  The Johnson County invaders plead not guilty, in Cheyenne, to the charges against them. Attribution:  On This Day.

1895  The Buffalo town hall was swept away in a flood. Attribution:  Wyoming State Historical Society.

1914  Jackson incorporated.  Attribution:  Wyoming State Historical Society.

1974  The Garrett Allen Prehistoric site in Carbon County added to the National Registry of Historic Places.

2009  Cmdr. Diego Hernandez relieved Cmdr. Roger Isom as commander of the USS Wyoming SSBN 742  during a change-of-command ceremony at the Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay Chapel.

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