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Wyoming History

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1859 - In Wyoming, residents that felt disconnected from the territorial governments of Kansas and Nebraska voted to form their own Territory of Jefferson.

1902 - In Cheyenne, Tom Horn was found guilty for the murder of Willie Nickell in District Court. He was later hanged.

1989 - Brooklyn Lodge or Brooklyn Lake Lodge was added to the National Register of Historic Places. It was built in 1922-23 for former rodeo performer Harry "Hoot" Jones. The log lodge is located near Centennial, WY.

2010 - In northwest Wyoming, a 4.4 magnitude earthquake hit. It was felt as far away as Blackfoot, Idaho.

Wyoming Quotes

"I have the honor to inform the Council that I have approved "An act to grant to the Women of Wyoming Territory the right of Suffrage and to hold office."
- Decmeber 10, 1869, J. A. Campbell, Governor of Wyoming

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