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Wyoming History

1832 - Benjamin Bonneville led the first wagon train through Wyoming's South Pass.

1972 - Near Laramie, WY, the Ames Monument was added to the National Register of Historic Places. The large pyramid was dedicated to Union Pacific Railroad financiers Oakes Ames and Oliver Ames, Jr.

2000 - The entrance road, entrance station and the tower ladder at the Devils Tower National Monument were added to the Nation Register of Historic Places.

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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