Tag Archives: Wyoming

Thinking About Yellowstone

On March 1, 1872, the United States innaugurated the world’s very first national park. National park status was debated earlier that year before the US Congress voted to set aside over a million acres of public land located mostly in … Continue reading

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Happy Wyoming Admission Day

We recognize the State of Wyoming on maps as one of those large, rectangular entities carved out of the western United States.  We probably think of the old song, “Home On The Range”. There are cowboys and wide-open spaces and … Continue reading

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The 1st U.S. Female Governor

I’m happy that the story about the very first female state governor in the U.S. takes place here in the Great Plains.  Nellie Tayloe Ross was born Nellie Tayloe Wynns at St. Joseph, Missouri, on November 29, 1876. Nellie Tayloe … Continue reading

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On Holiday In Wyoming

A few years ago it was time for me to try and map out some sort of interesting itinerary for a car trip to visit the high plains and eastern Rocky Mountains in the Cowboy State of Wyoming.  My friend … Continue reading

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