Cheyenne in the media

6/20/2013Story Idea - My Friend Flicka and Cheyenne
Remount Ranch near Cheyenne With the recent success of the motion picture, “Flicka”, filmed in part near Sheridan, Wyoming, there has been a resurgence of interest in the Remount Ranch...
6/20/2013Story Idea - Cheyenne's History
On July 4,1867 the first tents were pitched on the site now known as Cheyenne. Cheyenne means "aliens or people of foreign language". The Sioux Indians gave this name to the Indian tribe...
6/20/2013Story Idea - St. Mark’s Episcopal Church
It was the great desire of Reverend Joseph W. Cook to come to Cheyenne and minister to the Indians. However, when he stepped off the train January 14, 1868, he found that there weren’t any...
6/20/2013Story Idea - Yellow Pages in Cheyenne
Did you know that Wyoming Telephone and Telegraph Company published the first yellow pages in Cheyenne in 1881? Well, actually it was a yellow page since there were only six ads printed and the paper...
6/20/2013Story Idea - No Talking about Indian Raids!
Imagine this. Shut up in the car for three days with eight other people. (Imagine you have a relatively big car). Your car’s suspension is leather straps that make it sway, so the less hardy of...
6/20/2013Story Idea - Tom Horn
Tom Horn, the last man legally hanged in Cheyenne , died on November 20, 1903. His hanging, however, did not end the mystery of who actually shot and killed Willie Nickell, a 14-year-old boy. Before...
6/20/2013Story Idea - Blackjack Pershing
Blackjack Pershing   One might wonder why one of the major thoroughfares in Cheyenne is named Pershing Boulevard when Gen. Pershing never lived here. Although "Blackjack" Pershing was...

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