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Old 04-29-2010, 06:09 PM
 
Location: Minnesota
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http://wy-uinta2.civicplus.com/index.aspx?NID=211
"Bear River is the newest incorporated town in Wyoming. They were incorporated June1, 2001. The Bear River is the world’s longest river that does not flow into an ocean. The river starts in the High Uintas of Utah, flows through Wyoming, Idaho and Utah before finally ends up in the Great Salt Lake. It is 515 miles-long, through it final destination n is less than 100 miles from its headwaters."
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Old 04-29-2010, 07:08 PM
 
Location: Moved to Washington
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One of my next questions was to ask what the newest incorperated town in Wyoming was. But you anwered that one also! So, Froggie yerup!
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Old 04-29-2010, 08:08 PM
 
Location: Minnesota
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For what dedication did Mrs. Lyndon Johnson visit Wyoming, which city did she visit and what date (month, year) ?
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Old 04-29-2010, 08:18 PM
 
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Lady Bird Johnson was present for the dedication of Flaming Gorge Dam. After the dedication, she went to Antelope Flats and took a boat ride on Flaming Gorge Resevoir. After that, she went to Green River Wyoming for a BBQ. This is going off of memory from a visit to the dam... I will have to look up what month and year. August 17th, 1964. Found it in an old Deseret Newspaper...http://news.google.com/newspapers?ni...g=7146,3213504
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Old 04-29-2010, 08:35 PM
 
Location: Auburn
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The Town of Star Valley Ranch met all the requirements of incorporation and duly elected its officers as of November 8, 2005. Town Formation Documents ...
The Offical Website For Town of Star Valley Ranch Wyoming
thats 4 yeas after 2001 and Bear River City
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Old 04-29-2010, 08:45 PM
 
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Well, good thing that I didn't ask that question. I guess we cant always believe what we read.
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Old 04-30-2010, 05:28 AM
 
Location: Minnesota
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Lady Bird Johnson was present for the dedication of Flaming Gorge Dam. After the dedication, she went to Antelope Flats and took a boat ride on Flaming Gorge Resevoir. After that, she went to Green River Wyoming for a BBQ. This is going off of memory from a visit to the dam... I will have to look up what month and year. August 17th, 1964. Found it in an old Deseret Newspaper...The Deseret News - Google News Archive Search
yep, that's it! In my Wyoming recipe book it says the recipe for "Buffalo Tips a la Bourgogne" was used when she made her visit. Your turn Poletop
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Old 04-30-2010, 07:36 AM
 
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Thanks Froggie. I was looking for a question about the Flaming Gorge, and you asked one...

This ones not too hard, but very interesting...

What was name of the first ghost town in the Wyoming Territories? Where was it located?
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Old 05-01-2010, 11:00 AM
 
Location: Austin, TX
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What was name of the first ghost town in the Wyoming Territories? Where was it located?
Benton, Wyoming

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Benton was Wyoming Territory's first ghost town. Benton, 11 miles east of present day Rawlins at UP milepost 672.1, lasted only three months from July to September 1868, and attained a population of 3,000. During that period, however, it provided an interesting contrast. On one hand, it had twenty-five saloons and five dance halls. During its brief existence, reputedly over 100 souls met their Maker in gunfights. One visitor referred to Benton as "nearer a repetition of Sodom and Gomorrah than any other place in America."
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Old 05-01-2010, 11:14 AM
 
Location: Austin, TX
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Next question, Two parts:

What were the highest and lowest temperatures recording in Wyoming, when and where were they recorded.

What were the highest and lowest amounts of annual precipitation recorded in Wyoming, when and where were they recorded.
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