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Wyoming History

1866 - The war department issued orders to establish Fort John Buford south of Laramie. It was renamed Fort Sanders on September 5.

1889 - In Cheyenne, the cornerstone of the Union Pacific shops was laid.

1890 - Wyoming became the 44th state to join the United States.

Wyoming Quote

"Every woman of the age of eighteen years residing in this territory, may, at every election cast her vote; and her right to the elective franchise and to hold office under the election laws of the territory shall be the same of electors."

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