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…
The Story of Wyoming's Greatest Dancer, Thomas Dobson
In December of 1856, Thomas Dobson worked for a stagecoach line that transported travellers from South Pass, Wyoming, to the Salt Lake Valley in Utah.
After his shoes had worn out that winter, the 19 year-old Dobson pressed on barefoot, often pushing the handcart in snow and ice...

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