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April 5

posted Apr 5, 2014, 5:34 AM by vfe_ai_venice.beske@wyo.gov   [ updated Aug 17, 2015, 5:23 AM by Bobbi Thorpe ]
1872 Almy Post Office was established in Uintah County, Wyoming Territory on April 5, 1872.


1888 Afton Post Office was established on April 5, 1888. According to local records, the community, located on Swift Creek, was named for the historical river of that name in Scotland.


1892 Johnson County War  "On April 5, 1892, 52 armed men rode a private, secret train north from Cheyenne." See more at: Johnson County War 

1907 The "Basin Republican" of April 5, 1907 reported that the Book Lovers' Club had opened its library to the public. It was located in the Big Horn County Bank Building and named the Big Horn County Library.