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Laramie, Wyoming, USA

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Where is Laramie, Wyoming, USA? 

Laramie is a city in and the county seat of Albany County, Wyoming, United States. Located on the Laramie River in southeastern Wyoming, the city is west of Cheyenne.

Laramie was settled in the mid-19th century along the Union Pacific Railroad line, which crosses the Laramie River at Laramie... It is located in the Laramie Valley between the Snowy Range and the Laramie Range... Wikipedia

n the late 1810’s, a French trapper named Jacques LaRamie disappeared in the mountains of Wyoming and was never heard from again. His name was then given to several things in the area, including a mountain range and a river. Eventually, the town that was founded in the 1860’s as a tent city was named after him as well... www.laramie.com/ channel/ History-of-Laramie/ 1827


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Laramie, Wyoming, USA - University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyo.
Laramie, Wyoming, USA

University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyo.
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1866 - Laramie City established
In 1866, planners of the transcontinental railroad chose a route through southern Wyoming. For a...Read MORE...

1870 - First All Woman Jury - The first all woman jury was sworn in March 7, 1870 in Laramie.

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In 1886, Territorial Governor F. E. Warren provided for the establishment of the University of Wyoming; it was to be in Laramie.

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1916
Laramie, a city, the capital of Albany co., Wyo., is situated near the W. base of the Laramie Range ...Read MORE...

News  1920 - MAIL PILOT KILLED. BODY OF FLYER IS FOUND IN WRECKAGE OF PLANE.
Cheyenne, Wyo., Nov. 8. - The body of JOHN P. WOODWARD, an air mail pilot was found in the wreckage ...Read MORE...

News  1948 - BLAZE AT LARAMIE RAZES ENTIRE BLOCK.
Laramie, Wyo., April 14. (AP) - A fast spreading fire crackled through an entire business block...Read MORE...

1983 - April 23 - A mini-blizzard produced sixteen inches of snow at Laramie, WY, including a foot of snow in just eight hours during the night.

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flag  Lord KINNEY (20 February 1874, Laramie, Wyoming, USA - , )
 

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