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Wyoming History

1862 - Fort Halleck was established. It was built near the foot of the Medicine Bow Mountains.

1866 - Sioux and Cheyene warriors attacked a small wagon train of soldiers and civilians. They held the train under siege until nightfall and a relief column arrived.

1978 - A category 2 tornado hit near Casper, WY. Only one person was injured.




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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