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Wyoming History

1803 - Napoleon's Treasury Minister offered the price of $15 million for all of the Louisana Territory.

1892 - A posse caught up with the Wyoming Stock Growers Association (WSGA) at TA Ranch on Crazy Woman Creek. The siege lasted for two days until the group surrendered to the 6th Cavalry on April 13. (Johnson County War)

1996 - Seven-year-old Jessica Dubroff, her father and flight instructor were killed when her plane crashed after takeoff from Cheyenne, Wyoming. Jessica had hoped to become the youngest person to fly cross-country.

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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