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Wyoming History

1864 - Wyoming became part of Montana Territory.

1883 - Frank Collins Emerson was born. He served as the 15th Governor of Wyoming from 1927 until his death in 1931.

2000 - A magnitude 4.0 earthwquake occurred about 75 miles from the center of Casper, Riverton and Lander, WY.

2001 - Laurence Rockefeller donated his Wyoming ranch to the national parks system. It was within the Grant Teton National Park and became part of the park in 2006.

Wyoming Quote

"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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