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July 25

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Wyoming History

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1839 - Stephen Wheeler Downey was born. He was a lawyer and politician in Wyoming. He is known as "The Father of the University of Wyoming."

1865 - Sioux and Cheyenne attacked "Camp Dodge" near present day Casper, WY.

1868 - The U.S. Congress passed an act creating the Wyoming Territory.

1904 - The Wyoming Humane Society was incorporated.

1910 - A moderate earthquake shook houses and mine shafts at Rock Springs, WY.

2001 - The Queen's Laundry Bath House in the Lower Geyser Basin of Yellowstone National Park was added to the National Register of Historic Places.

Wyoming Quotes

"In and about the Grand Canyon the rocks are nearly tinged a brilliant yellow."
- Captain Jones, who visited the Upper Yellowstone River in 1873

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