How To Use This Site

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.

Monday, April 29, 2013

April 29

1843  John C. Fremont, having only just returned from an expedition exploring the West, turns around to start a new one.

1868   The Treaty of 1868 was signed creating the Great Sioux Reservation.  The U.S. Army agreed to abandon forts on the Bozeman Trail.

1916   Casper Daily Press for April 29, 1916
No Casper Daily Press was put up yesterday as the Friday edition, the Casper Weekly Press, was simply a copy of the prior day's edition.

1943   Meat and cheese began to be rationed during World War Two.

1960  Ft. Laramie designated a National Historic Site.

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