September 5

posted Sep 5, 2014, 6:03 AM by vfe_ai_venice.beske@wyo.gov   [ updated Aug 18, 2015, 8:37 AM by Travis Pollok ]



 

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. Read more.