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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, August 12, 2013

August 12

1877  Public land offices in Evanston opened.

1878  Robert Davis Carey, 11th Governor of Wyoming and later U.S. Senator from Wyoming, born in Cheyenne.  Attribution:  On This Day.

1890  The first day in which Wyomingites could register to vote in their state, which saw 500 registrations.  Attribution:  Wyoming State Historical Society.

1942  Internees began to arrive at the Heart Mountain Relocation Center.  Attribution:  Wyoming State Historical Society.

1945  The wreckage of a B-17 that crashed into bomber mountain on June 28, 1943 was discovered, along with the remains of the crew, by two cowboys.

1971  Fort Caspar added to the National Register of Historic Places. Attribution:  On This Day.

2005  A tornado devastated parts of Wright and killed two people.  Attribution:  On This Day.

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