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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.

Thursday, June 13, 2013

June 13

1866 Negotiations between US and Sioux representatives took place at Ft. Phil Kearny.  Attribution:  On This Day. 

1887  Construction on the St. Paul & Manitoba Railroad enters Wyoming.

1889  Rawlins received two feet of snow.  Attribution:  On This Day.

1891  The cemetery at Ft. Laramie relocated to Ft. McPherson Nebraska.

1917   And just when you thought border troubles with Mexico were off the front page. . .
replaced by war news from France (and today Greece). . . 

It was back.

In the form of a cross border raid by "Mexican bandit" who attached a patrol of the 8th U.S. Cavalry.

Of course the rest of the news had a focus on the war in Europe, to be sure. 

1929  A Peak in the Wind River Range was named for Senator F. E. Warren.  Attribution:  Wyoming State Historical Society.

1944 Sixty three Japanese-Americans internees at Heart Mountain Relocation Center charged with violation of Selective Service Act.  Attribution:  Wyoming State Historical Society.

1979  The Sioux are awarded $105,000,000 for the U.S. seizure of the Black Hills in the 19th Century.

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