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July 3

posted Jul 7, 2014, 9:28 AM by   [ updated Aug 28, 2015, 4:54 AM by Bobbi Thorpe ]
1778 On July 3, 1778, the Battle of Wyoming of the Revolutionary War occurred at Wyoming Valley, Pennsylvania. It's a long way in time and space from "our" Wyoming but some records indicate that the state of Wyoming was named for Wyoming Valley. Read more about the battle at

1868 The Treaty with the Eastern Band Shoshoni and Bannock was made and concluded at Fort Bridger, Utah Territory,on July 3, 1868. Chief Washakie signed the treaty.