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Why Isn’t Laramie in Laramie County?
Have you ever wondered why Laramie isn't in Laramie County? The story dates back to the early 1800s, long before the railroad established Cheyenne, Laramie County or the city of Laramie.
Jacques La Ramee was a French born explorer who first settled the area now known as Wyoming in 1815...
An Photographic History of Cheyenne
In 1867, Union Pacific Railroad survey crews plotted the site for present day Cheyenne near the Crow Creek Crossing in the Dakota Territory.
Here's an interesting photographic retrospective of Wyoming's Capital City over the last 150 years...