Flashcards in Cheyenne Knowledge Deck (10):
Why was Fort D.A. Russell created?
To protect railroad workers from attacks by Native Americans
What year were the first shops and yards built?
When did Cheyenne campaign to be the capital of Wyoming?
When did Wyoming become a state?
Who is Frederick Angier and what did he do?
Angrier suggested to Col. Slack that the city of Cheyenne might hold a festival featuring cowboys performing their usual ranch chores like riding and roping.
When was the first Cheyenne Frontier Days?
September 23, 1897
Who was the first Cheyenne Frontier Days chairman?
Warren Richardson Jr.
What events were held at the first Cheyenne Frontier Days?
Cowpony races, a wild horse race, and pitching and bucking horse contests
When was Cheyenne founded?