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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.

Monday, September 30, 2013

September 30

1877 The 7th Cavalry, 2nd Cavalry and 5th Infantry engage the Nez Perce at Bear Paw Mountain, Montana.

1889  Constitutional Convention adopted the Wyoming Constitution.  This constitution, with amendments, remains in effect, which is unusual for state constitutions.  Unlike the US constitutions, state constitutions have tended to be replaced over time fairly frequently.  Attribution: Wyoming State Historical Society.

1897 The Granddaddy of Them All, Cheyenne Frontier Days, is held for the first time.

1911. The Virginian Hotel opened in Medicine Bow.

 1916  Wyoming National Guardsmen arrive at Deming New Mexico: September 30, 1916
The 1st Wyoming Infantry arrived at Camp Cody, New Mexico, just outside of Deming, where it would be stationed for the next five months.

Camp Cody, N.M., June 1918; Brig. Gen. F. G. Mauldin, N.A. C.O.

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