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updated Aug 17, 2015, 5:21 AM by Bobbi Thorpe
On April 6, 1808, John Jacob Astor obtained a charter from the state of
New York for the American Fur Co., a general title including all of
his interests. He operated in the West under the name of the Pacific
1887 The Cheyenne and Burlington
Railroad Company was incorporated on April 6, 1887. It ran 29 miles of
standard- gauge line from Cheyenne to the Colorado-Wyoming state line
near Carpenter, Wyoming, where it connected with The Colorado and
Wyoming Railroad Company line. These two lines were sold to the
Burlington Railway on February 15, 1908.
1899 The Grovont Post Office was established on April 6, 1899 in Uinta County prior to the formation of Teton County. Grovont was located on the Gros Ventre River.
On April 6, 1960, a statue of Esther Hobart Morris, a symbol of woman
suffrage, was unveiled in Statuary Hall at the nation's Capital. The
statue is the work of sculptor Avard Fairbanks, fine arts consultant at the University of Utah.