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Coin Collectors Say Wyoming ‘Pooping Horse’ Quarter Is Valuable
An error in the stamping process caused a die break between the tail and the backside of Wyoming's iconic bucking horse mascot.
Wyoming’s Most Famous Dog: Thornburgh ‘The Pony Express Stable Dog’
Fort Bridger is one of Wyoming's most historic sites. Established as a trading post in 1842, it became a popular resting place for weary travelers on the Oregon, California, and Mormon Trails. It's also the final resting place of Wyoming's most legendary dog, "Thornburgh"...
‘Hee Haw’ Star Roy Clark Was A Cheyenne Frontier Days Legend
The country music and television star headlined CFD in 1972, 1973, 1976, and 1985. In 2007, he was inducted into the Cheyenne Frontier Days Hall of Fame.
CFD Flashback: Lane Frost’s Last Ride At Cheyenne Frontier Days
July 30, 1989, was the darkest day in CFD history. Legendary bull rider Lane Frost died after a tragic accident in the rodeo arena.
Cheyenne Frontier Days Concerts In The 1990s
The '90s were a big decade for concerts at the Daddy of 'Em All.
Cheyenne Frontier Days Concerts In The 1960s + 1970s
The first official CFD night show was held in 1966 when Sam Sham and the Pharaohs performed their hit song "Wooly Bully".
Cheyenne Frontier Days Concerts In The 1980s
The Daddy of 'Em All really rocked in the 1980s. Here's a look back at the biggest CFD concerts of the decade.
Wyoming’s Prohibition Law Went Into Affect July 1, 1919
July 1, 1919, Wyoming became the last state in the region to ban alcohol. During prohibition, the towns of Kemmerer and Rock Springs became regional hubs for bootleggers and organized crime.
Hometown History: Taco John’s in Cheyenne
Taco John's now operates over 400 restaurants in 25 states, but it all started in1968 with a small food truck down the street from Cheyenne Frontier Days.
A Mother’s Day Tribute to Wyoming’s Nellie Tayloe Ross
Historians remember Nellie Tayloe Ross as the first woman to ever serve as Governor. She was also the mother of four sons, George, James, Alfred, and William.