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27 Wyoming National Historic Landmarks

Ames Monument – 5/30/2013
Designed by Henry Hobson Richardson and dedicated to brothers Oakes Ames and Oliver Ames, Jr., Union Pacific Railroad financiers, it marked the highest point on the First Transcontinental Railroad
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Expedition IslandPlaque (Green River) – 6/1/2013
This marks the area where Major John Wesley Powell started an expedition down the Green River and Colorado River in 1869 and 1871
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Fort YellowstonePlaque (Yellowstone National Park) – 9/22/2018
An Army fort, established in 1891 at Mammoth Hot Springs to effectively manage Yellowstone National Park
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Independence Rock – 5/31/2013
A large domed granite monolith, used as a waypoint by Emigrant Trail travelers who hoped to reach it by Independence Day (and it was apparently named on July 4, 1824)
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Norris, Madison and Fishing Bridge Museums (Yellowstone National Park) – 9/22/2018
Norris Museum, one of a conglomeration of three separate "trailside museums" within Yellowstone National Park designed by architect Herbert Maier
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Obsidian Cliff (Yellowstone National Park) – 9/22/2018
An important source of lithic materials for prehistoric peoples in what is now Yellowstone National Park
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Old Faithful Inn – 5/30/1995
Built in 1903, a prime example of the National Park Service Rustic resort architecture, with spectacular log and limb lobby and massive stone fireplace
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Tom Sun Ranch – 5/31/2013
During the 1870s and 1880s the ranch, established by a French-Canadian frontiersman who later became a pioneer cattleman, was typical of many medium-sized ranching operations in cattle country
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Union Pacific Railroad Depot (Cheyenne) – 5/26/2012
The historic depot was built in 1886 to 1887, made from blocks of sandstone quarried and transported from Ft. Collins
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Wyoming State Capitol (Cheyenne) – 5/26/2012
This building built between 1886 and 1890 is Corinthian in style with a central dome and portico reminiscent of the U.S. Capitol, and is the state capitol and seat of government of Wyoming
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