1887 On November 28, 1887, the Green River City Post Office was "renamed" the Green River Post Office. The Green River Post Office has a long history. It was first established in December, 1853 in Green River County, Utah Territory. It was discontinued in April, 1855 but re-established as Green River City Post Office on August 26, 1868 in Carter County, Dakota Territory.
1896 The Daily Boomerang of November 28, 1896 had an article about the proposed new townsite of Huston (or Houston).
1863 In 1863, President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed November 26th as a national Thanksgiving Day, to be celebrated annually on the final Thursday of November (since 1941, on the fourth Thursday).
1892 The Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad extension between Gillette and Sheridan was opened on November 26, 1892. (History of Nebraska from the earliest explorations of the trans-Mississippi)
Chicago Burlington and Quincy Railroad
From Poor's Manual of the Railroads of the United States, 1897
1918 Orpha Post Office in Converse County was established on November 26, 1918.
1948 Frank Lucus died in Buffalo, Wyoming. He had been Wyoming's Secretary of State from 1923 to 1927, and Governor in 1925 after the death of Governor Ross. He left office in 1927 and spent the rest of his life as the editor and publisher of the Buffalo Bulletin.
1913 On November 25, 1913, this information about President Lincoln and the Lincoln Highway was published in the Wyoming Semi-Weekly Tribune.
1983 According to the National Weather Service, Laramie, Wyoming recorded its greatest daily snowfall amount for November on this day in 1983 when 9.3 inches fell on the city. It was the beginning of 5 days with snow that would total 21 inches from the 25th through the 29th.
1868 On November 23, 1868, Harvey Booth, first settler in Evanston
pitched a tent on the site of Evanston, and opened a restaurant, saloon
1901 Glencoe Post Office was established on November 23, 1901 in
Uinta County prior to the formation of Lincoln County. Glencoe was a
coal mining town. Learn more in Glencoe: Spelling out Western Coal Camp
History by Dorothy Wright.
1911 The Lusk Herald of November 23, 1911 announced the establishment of what would become the Jireh Experiment Farm.
1913 On November 23, 1913, a second Medicine Bow Depot was completed. The first depot was built in 1901 but burned in 1911. The Depot was closed by the Union Pacific Railroad in 1981. Today the building functions as the Medicine Bow Museum.