November 23

posted Nov 23, 2014, 5:13 AM by vfe_ai_venice.beske@wyo.gov   [ updated Aug 28, 2015, 5:01 AM by Bobbi Thorpe ]

1868  On November 23, 1868, Harvey Booth, first settler in Evanston pitched a tent on the site of Evanston, and opened a restaurant, saloon and hotel.

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.