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Ames Monument

Ames Monument
Albany County, Wyoming
Dedicated to brothers Oakes Ames and Oliver Ames, the monument is a four-sided, random ashlar pyramid, 60 feet square at the base and 60 feet high, constructed of light-colored native granite. It was completed in 1882.

Bates Battlefield

Bates Battlefield
Washakie County, Wyoming
This is the site of a battle to capture a band of Arapahoe Indians who were plundering and robbing small camps and trains. Captain Alfred Bates and the 2nd cavalry, with Chief Washakie and Shoshone Indians, attacked on July 4, 1874.

Bill Hooker Monument

Bill Hooker Monument
Douglas, Converse County, Wyoming
This monument is dedicated to the bullwacker, William Hooker, whose adventures of driving teams of oxen throughout the Old West became popular in the 1920's.

Bozeman Trail

Bozeman Trail
Ross Flat, Wyoming
The Bozeman Trail was an overland route connecting the Oregon Trail to the gold rush territory of Montana. John Bozeman, among others, led the first group of about 2,000 settlers up the trail in 1864.

Casper College

Casper College
Casper, Natrona County, Wyoming, 82601
Casper College is a public community college in Casper, Wyoming. It is one of the largest and most comprehensive community colleges in the region.

Cheyenne Botanic Gardens

Cheyenne Botanic Gardens
Cheyenne, Laramie County, Wyoming, 82001
The Cheyenne Botanic Gardens functions as a traditional public botanic garden, municipal nursery and community garden. They are the United States Intermountain West's oldest and one of the largest public demonstration sites for renewable energy.

Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum

Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum
Cheyenne, Laramie County, Wyoming, 82001
The Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum is located in Cheyenne, Wyoming. The museum was founded in 1978. The museum features the Cheyenne Frontier Days Hall of Fame.

Cheyenne High School

Cheyenne High School
Cheyenne, Laramie County, Wyoming
It has also been known as Central High School and as Laramie County School District No.1 Administration Building. It is a three-story Collegiate Gothic style building which is 250 by 220 feet (76 m × 67 m) in plan.

Devils Tower National Monument

Devils Tower National Monument
Crook County, Wyoming
Devil's Tower rises 1267 feet (386 m) above the surrounding land and is part of the United States first official National Monument. It played a large role in the movie "Close Encounters of the Third Kind."

Fort Caspar Museum

Fort Caspar Museum
Casper, Natrona County, Wyoming, 82604
Fort Caspar was a military post of the United States Army in present-day Wyoming, named after 2nd Lieutenant Caspar Collins, a U.S. Army officer who was killed in the 1865 Battle of the Platte Bridge Station against the Lakota and Cheyenne.

Fort David A. Russell

Fort David A. Russell
Cheyenne, Laramie County, Wyoming
Fort D. A. Russell, also known as Fort Francis E. Warren, and Francis E. Warren Air Force Base, was a post and base of operations for the United States Army, and later the Air Force.

Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park
Teton County, Wyoming
Grand Teton National Park is a United States National Park in northwestern Wyoming. At approximately 310,000 acres, the park includes the major peaks of the 40-mile-long (64 km) Teton Range.

Historic Governor's Mansion

Historic Governor's Mansion
Cheyenne, Laramie County, Wyoming
Served as the Wyoming Governor's Mansion from 1905 to 1976. It is operated by the state as a historic house museum known as the Historic Governors' Mansion State Historic Site.

Nagle Warren Mansion

Nagle Warren Mansion
Cheyenne, Laramie County, Wyoming
Nagle Warren Mansion, also known as Cheyenne YWCA Building, is former residence and YWCA with three buildings located in Cheyenne. The mansion was built as a residence in 1888 by Erasmus Nagle.

NCAR-Wyoming Supercomputing Center

NCAR-Wyoming Supercomputing Center
Cheyenne, Laramie County, Wyoming, 80301
The NCAR-Wyoming Supercomputing Center is a high-performance computing and data archival facility located in Cheyenne, Wyoming that provides advanced computing services to researchers in the Earth system sciences.

Old Faithful

Old Faithful
Wyoming
An eruption from this famous geo-thermal wonder can shoot 3,700 - 8,400 gallons (14,000 - 32,000 l) of boiling water to a height of 106 - 184 feet (30 - 55 m) lasting from 1.5 - 5 minutes.

Union Pacific Depot

Union Pacific Depot
Cheyenne, Laramie County, Wyoming
Union Pacific Railroad Depot has been on the NRHP since January 29, 1973. At 121 W. 15th Street, Cheyenne, Wyoming.

Wind River Indian Reservation

Wind River Indian Reservation
Fremont County, Wyoming
Wind River is the seventh-largest Indian reservation in the United States, encompassing a land area of 3,473.272 square miles (8,995.733 km2). It is shared by the Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho tribes.

Wyoming State Capitol

Wyoming State Capitol
Cheyenne, Laramie County, Wyoming, 82002
The Wyoming State Capitol is the state capitol and seat of government of the U.S. state of Wyoming. It contains the chambers of the Wyoming State Legislature and well as the office of the Governor of Wyoming.

Wyoming State Museum

Wyoming State Museum
Cheyenne, Laramie County, Wyoming, 82002
The Wyoming State Museum is a state-run museum established in 1895 in Cheyenne, Wyoming. It is the official state repository for material concerning Wyoming history and cultural heritage.

Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park
Wyoming
Set aside as a national park on March 1, 1872, Yellowstone was the first National Park and is known for its wildlife and geothermal features, especially Old Faithful Geyser, one of the most popular areas in the park.

Wyoming

Wyoming State Flag
Postal Code: WY
Capital City: Cheyenne
Became a State:
Population: 586,107*
Area: 97,813.01 miles2 (253,335.95 km2)

* 2015 est. U.S. Census Bureau
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Most Popular Wyoming Landmarks

  1. Devils Tower National Monument
  2. Old Faithful
  3. Ames Monument
  4. Yellowstone National Park
  5. Bill Hooker Monument
  6. Bozeman Trail
  7. Bates Battlefield
  8. Wind River Indian Reservation
  9. Cheyenne Botanic Gardens
  10. Wyoming State Capitol

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