Christmas in Wyoming

The Worst Christmas Party in Wyoming History
December 25, 1866, the soldiers at Fort Laramie gathered in the "Bedlam Building" for their annual Christmas party. By night's end, it would be the saddest holiday celebration in Wyoming history.
Unbeknownst to the merrymakers, just three days earlier, 81 of their former collea…
Five Songs About Christmas in Wyoming [VIDEO]
It's beggining to look a lot like Christmas here in the Cowboy State. Here's five songs about the great state of Wyoming that are guaranteed to get you in the holiday spirit.
1. "Free Frosty From Wyoming" by Ken and Amie Vandevrie
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How Wyoming Celebrated Christmas in the Late 1800s
Did you know that Christmas was not a federally recognized holiday until 1870?
Here in Wyoming, Christmas has been officially observed since the territory was first granted statehood in 1890. But a lot has changed since then.
How you celebrated Christmas often depended on how close you lived to the ra…
The Greatest Tree in Wyoming History
This weekend, thousands of Wyoming families will gather around the Christmas tree.
Of all the trees in Wyoming history, only one has represented the Cowboy State at the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C.
In 2010, a 67-feet-tall Engleman Spruce harvested from the Bridger-Teton National Forest wa…

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