History

Cinco De Mayo Trivia: Wyoming Was Once Ruled By Mexico
Today marks the 155th anniversary of the Battle of Puebla, where Mexico manhandled a much larger French Army.
Although present day Wyoming was already a United States Territory in 1862, nearly 10 percent of land in the Cowboy State was once a part of Mexico...
A Kentucky Derby Tribute To Wyoming’s Greatest Horses
Just in time for the 143rd "run for the roses" this weekend, here's a Kentucky Derby tribute to the greatest horses in Wyoming history.
1. Steamboat – Born in 1896 near Chugwater, Wyoming, Steamboat was widely considered among the best bucking broncos in rodeo history...
The Great Cheyenne Chicken Heist of 1887
Edwin Booth was one of the most famous and beloved actors in American history, even after his younger brother John Wilkes Booth assassinated President Abraham Lincoln in 1865.
On April 18, 1887, while traveling to San Francisco on the Transcontinental Railroad, Booth stopped in Wyoming…

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