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July 3

posted Jul 7, 2014, 9:28 AM by vfe_ai_venice.beske@wyo.gov   [ 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 http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/events/4279/battle_of_wyoming_and_hartley%27s_expedition/473344

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.