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Wyoming Historical Trivia

J.J. Hammond

Wyoming Historical Trivia

by J.J. Hammond

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Published by Medallion Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History - Americas

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJean Henry-Mead (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages169
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12307657M
    ISBN 101931415021

      4. Wyoming is the least populous state in the country, even though it’s the 10th largest by area. According to census records, approximately , people live within square Deaver, Wyoming's History, Trivia, Facts and more. A2Z Computing Services and make no warranties as to the accuracy of any information posted on our history or trivia pages and discussions.

    The T Cross Ranch north of Dubois, Wyo., on Horse Creek in the Absaroka Mountains was first homesteaded around by Ernest O. Hadden. In , Henry Seipt acquired the property, named it “The Hermitage” and operated a dude ranch here. Robert Cox became the owner in and changed the name to “T Cross Ranch,” but continued the dude ranch. The Johnson County War, also known as the War on Powder River and the Wyoming Range War, this conflict took place in three Wyoming counties on April 5, It pitted small factions of settling ranchers against larger established ones, and developed in a bloody gunfight that also included hired killers, a sheriff's posse and the U.S. : Ken Mandel.

    Wyoming is where the untamed spirit of the West and majestic natural beauty open your mind and invigorate your senses to release your own inner freedom and sense of some, adventure may mean taking the kids camping in Yellowstone National Park or visiting a rodeo for the first time. For others, it could be conquering one of the most difficult mountain climbs in the . Popcorn Trivia: Catch up on your state trivia with these US history firsts and fun facts. Generally, a state fact is defined as something that is true, something that actually exists, or something that can be verified according to an established standard of evaluation.


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Wyoming Historical Trivia by J.J. Hammond Download PDF EPUB FB2

Wyoming Fun Facts & Trivia The first book printed in Wyoming, in was the Dictionary of the Sioux Language. InYellowstone was designated as the first National Park in the nation. Not only is Yellowstone National Park the first in the nation, but also the first in the world.

ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: v, pages ; 21 cm: Contents: Wyoming's vital statistics --Wyoming "firsts" --Prehistoric Wyoming --Wyoming Native Americans --Explorers and mountain men --Forts and battlefields --Wyoming outlaws --Homesteading --Cattle and cattle wars --Wyoming ghost towns --Cities and towns --Wyoming.

Wyoming's Historical Trivia is a collection of questions and answers about the state's vital statistics, history including a number of "firsts:" women's right to vote and hold office byfirst national park, first national monument, first town to be governed entirely by women, etc.5/5(2).

I love this Trivia book and after reading, have purchased quite a few to give as gifts. I leave mine laying around the house so when I get company, it's there for them to pick up and read. I'm proud to be from Wyoming so knew a few facts but it's been a well appreciated history book as well.

Would recommend for reading and gift giving/5(6). Wyoming became the 44th state to join the union in Wyoming was the first U.S. state to allow women to vote–an achievement that represented oneof the early victoriesof the Americanwomen’s.

Wyoming was the last state to raise the legal drinking age back to 21 in Between andthe legal drinking age was In Wyoming state government established a policy that “one percent of new state construction costs is allocated for acquisition of artwork, not to exceed $,”.

Wyoming women were the first in the nation to vote, serve on juries and hold public office. InWyoming's territorial legislature became the first government in the world to grant "female suffrage" by enacting a bill granting Wyoming women the right to vote.

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The Wyoming State Historical Society began inand is made up of members across Wyoming, as well as from outside the borders of Wyoming and the United States, the Society is open to any individual interested in history of Wyoming and the West.

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The links below show a list of historical sites in Wyoming. Click on the name to visit a web site or for more information. Site & Location. Ames Monument -- Cheyenne-Laramie. Wyoming is a significant U.S.

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The Pony Express also ran through Wyoming inbut it was quickly replaced by the telegraph. Fort Laramie by Alfred Jacob Miller. Wild West With the arrival of the railroad in the s many more people began to settle the area, but Wyoming was still largely unpopulated and there was little in the way of government or law.

It was a part of. Only 90 minutes north of Denver, Colorado, Cheyenne sits as the northern anchor city of the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains.

Cheyenne is the capital of Wyoming, the seat of Laramie County, and the site of F.E. Warren Air Force Base. The book is full of trivia facts such as "The FBI was first activated into Federal Service as prostitute busters." Another fact was "that almost every town in Wyoming had Whorehouses." This book is also full of jokes and satire that often ring all too true/5(3).

Comments, Suggestions, Questions? New 2/16/12, Music from Horse Creek Cowboy and his band in downloadable form. Phil Roberts' Website. Dr. Roberts is with the History Department of the University of Wyoming, editor of the Annals of Wyoming, and author of numerous fascinating articles on the history of the State many of which have appeared in.Historical memory.

After Wyoming pageants and parades, as well as school courses, increasingly told a nostalgic story of Wyoming as rooted in the frontier West.

During the s, Wyoming millionaire William R. Coe made large contributions to the American studies programs at Yale University and at the University of Wyoming.#3 of Sights & Landmarks in Wyoming “ Chief Joseph Scenic Byway, also known as Wyoming Highway and the Sunlight Basin Road, is a spectacular mile drive from Cody, Wyoming, to Cooke City, Montana, allowing drivers and passengers to view the beau.