September 18

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1859 On September 18, 1859, Albert Bierstadt returned to his home in New Bedford Massachusetts from the Rocky Mountain West. During the previous summer, he was part of a government survey expedition, headed by Frederick W. Lander, that reached the Wind River Range and other parts of what is now Wyoming. During the expedition, he created stereographs and sketches. A famous painting that resulted from the expedition was Lander's Peak.

1913 Morris Ranch Post Office was established on September 18, 1913 with Mary J. Morris as postmaster. The ranch was located near the Shoshone River.

1919 From the Newcastle News Record of September 18, 1919. The new town of Osage.