September 5

posted Sep 5, 2014, 6:03 AM by vfe_ai_venice.beske@wyo.gov   [ updated Jan 9, 2019, 10:08 AM by State Library ]
1877 Elk Mountain Post Office was established on September 5, 1877. It was named for Elk Mountain, the peak at the north end of the Medicine Bow Range and a few miles southwest of the town.


1889
Bothwell Post Office was established on September 5, 1889. It was named for the Bothwell Brothers. Bothwell is known best for the Watson-Averell Lynching.