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January 13

posted Apr 16, 2014, 11:29 AM by vfe_ai_venice.beske@wyo.gov   [ updated Aug 12, 2015, 4:53 AM by Bobbi Thorpe ]

 

1869  Pine Bluffs Post Office was established as Pine Bluff Post Office on January 13, 1869 with Theodore H. Vail as postmaster.

1874  "An Act to incorporate Laramie City" was approved by Governor J.A. Campbell on  December 12, 1873 to "take effect and be in force from and after the 13th day of January, 1874."

1888  Dry Piney Post Office was established on January 13, 1888 in Uinta County prior to the formation of Sublette County.

1888  Searight Post Office was established on January 13, 1888 in Carbon County prior to the formation of Natrona County. It was renamed Bessemer.

1888  Killion Post Office was established on January 13, 1888 with Louisa Killion as postmaster.

1896  Croton Post Office was established on January 13, 1896 in Crook County. George W. Savage was its postmaster. It was renamed Echeta.

1899  On January 13, 1899, Senator F.E. Warren, introduced a bill for the military post to be built in Northeast Wyoming. The post was named Fort MacKenzie.