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Wyoming History

1832 - Captain Bonneville and his party camped on the Laramie River. They spent six weeks between Fort Laramie and Sweetwater exploring the country.

1898 - President McKinley issued a proclamation that called for 75,000 more volunteers for the war in the Philippines. This led to the Alger Light Artillery of Cheyenne entering into the United States service as "Battery A, Wyoming Light Artillery."

1911 - The USS Wyoming was launched.




Wyoming Quote

"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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