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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.

Monday, July 8, 2013

July 8

1889 Delegates elected to the Wyoming Constitutional Convention.  Attribution:  Wyoming State Historical Society.

1892  Lester C. Hunt was born in Isabel Illinois. A dentist by occupation, he served as the 19th Governor of Wyoming from 1943 to 1949 and Senator thereafter until 1954.

1896   William Jennings Bryan delivers his Cross of Gold speech.

1906  The last stage run over the Rawlins Wyoming to Lander line is made.

1911 Nebraskan "Two  Gun" Nan Aspinwall becomes the first woman to ride across the United States, completing her ride from the Pacific by riding into New York City.

2004   Governor Dave Freudenthal signed a proclamation creating the Wyoming Outdoor Hall of Fame.  Attribution:  On This Day.

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