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Description: The American Heritage Center (AHC) is the University of Wyoming's (UW) repository of manuscripts collections, rare books, and the university archives. Many universities have primary source repositories. Few have repositories as extensive and significant as the AHC. More importantly, few universities have such repositories as welcoming and accessible to undergraduate and graduate students. Internationally known for its historical collections the AHC first and foremost serves the students and citizens of Wyoming. The AHC sponsors a wide range of scholarly and popular programs including lectures, symposia, and exhibits. Not…

Ames Monument

Phone: Wyoming Cultural Records Office 307-766-5323

Address: Exit 329 off I-80 Laramie WY 82070

Website: http://www.roadsideamerica.com/story/2259

Alt Website: http://www.over-land.com/ames.html

Description: Completed in 1882 at a cost of $65,000 this monolithic 60-foot high granite pyramid was built by the Union Pacific Railroad Company. It stands on the highest elevation (8,247 feet) of the original transcontinental route. Until 1901, when the railroad was relocated several miles to the south, it passed close by the north side of the monument where once stood the rail town of Sherman.

Antlers

Phone: (307) 742-2500

Activity Phone: (307) 742-8900

Address: 2753 WY-130, Centennial, WY 82055

Hours: Open Wed-Sunday, "Open Mic" on Friday nites; Live music Saturday nites. Check out our website for schedules and season hours!

Website: http://www.antlerswyoming.com

Alt Website: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/16627534

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Description: Live Bands; Open Mic Night; Snowmobiling equipment and outerwear sales;

Buckhorn Bar

Phone: (307) 742-3554

Activity Phone: (307) 742-3554

Address: 114 E. Ivinson Street, Laramie WY, 82070

Hours: Monday - Sunday 8:00am - 2:00am

Website: https://www.facebook.com/TheBuckhornBar

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Description: The Buckhorn Bar in downtown Laramie is Laramie's oldest standing and most historic bar. Established in 1900, the Buckhorn has hosted people from all corners of the world. Whether you're looking for a refreshing drink, a fun night out dancing, or the love of your life, the Buckhorn is the home to it all and much much more.

Cavalryman Steakhouse

Phone: 307-745-5551

Address: 4425 S 3rd Laramie WY 82070

Hours: Sun-Thr 4:00 to 9:00, Fri-Sat 4:00 to 10:00

Website: www.wyomingsteakhouse.com

Alt Website: www.wyomingsteakhouse.com

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Description: The Cavalryman Supper Club is located on the parade grounds of historic Fort Sanders, established in July of 1866. In its heyday, the Fort Sanders Military Reservation protected the Overland and Lodgepole Creek emigrant routes, the Denver-Salt Lake City stage route, and the construction crews for the Union Pacific Railroad. Ruins of the fort’s powder keg are visible just southwest of the restaurant’s main building. The Cavalryman building was built in 1925 to serve as the clubhouse for the local country club. Just to the east, remnants of…

Description: Curt Gowdy is located just 24 miles west of Cheyenne, Wyoming and 24 miles east of Laramie, Wyomingon State Route 210 (Happy Jack Road) Curt Gowdy State Park has seven sections of richly varied landscape, There are three reservoirs, Granite, Crystal and North Crow. Granite offers excellent rainbow trout and kokanee salmon fishing as well as space for water sports. Crystal, the smallest of the reservoirs, has shoreline fishing for brown trout, rainbow trout and kokanee salmon. Also, enjoy boating while at Crystal (15 horsepower limit). North Crow…

Deerwood Wild Horse Ecosanctuary

Phone: 307-399-9956

Activity Phone: 307-399-9956

Address: 599 State Hwy 11, Laramie, WY 82070

Hours: 8:00-5:30 daily. Tours with reservation ONLY. Check out tour dates listed. Private tours also available upon request depending on our work schedules.

Website: http://www.deerwoodranchwildhorseecosanctuary.com

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Description: The Deerwood Ranch Wild Horse Ecosanctuary is the first Bureau of Land Management (BLM) sponsored wild horse ecosanctuary in the United States. The ecosanctuary is located on a 4,000-acre, family-owned ranch approximately 30 miles west of Laramie in southeastern Wyoming. There will be tours to visit the horses in the summer of 2013. Please contact the Wilsons wilsoncattle1997@aol.com if you are interested in viewing the ranch and seeing the wild horses. This is a private ranch so tours will be by appointment only.

Fort Sanders

Address: Fort Sanders, Laramie, Wyoming

Hours: Few building remain today!

Description: Fort Sanders was a wooden fort constructed in 1866 on the Laramie Plains in southern Wyoming, near the city of Laramie. Originally named Fort John Buford, it was renamed Fort Sanders after General William P. Sanders who died at the Siege of Knoxville during the American Civil War. This was the second fort to be named after Sanders, the first being in Knoxville, Tennessee. The fort was originally intended to protect travelers on the nearby Overland Trail from Indian attacks

Grabo’ Gallery of Fine Art Photography

Phone: (307) 745-3682

Activity Phone: (307) 745-3682

Address: 305 S. 2nd Street Laramie, WY 82070

Hours: Mon-Thurs: 10AM-at least 6PM; Fri 10 AM-at least 4 PM or by appointment; occasional meetings may cause variations

Website: http://www.WesternPhotography.com

Alt Website: https://www.facebook.com/pages/WesternPhotographycom-The-Grabo-Gallery-of-Fine-Art-Photography/188819261149619?ref=hl

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Description: Look for us in the back of the Spectacle Emporium, 3 stores south of Grand Avenue on S. 2nd Street. We are a very historic building dating at least back to 1890, with free re-enactments available for visitors by a member of a pioneer Laramie family. We are part old West museum, with a Victorian / Old West Shopkeeper. Old Town Laramie photos of pioneers. Stunning views of the Laramie area's scenic wonders. See rootin' - tootin' Old Town Laramie stories in the notes section of our Facebook…

Historic Ivinson Mansion

Phone: 307-742-4448

Activity Phone: 307-742-4448

Address: 603 E. Ivinson Avenue Laramie WY 82070

Hours: Tues - Sat 12:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Website: www.laramiemuseum.org

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Description: Set on the property of the magnificent Ivinson Mansion, the Laramie Plains Museum is one of the region's finest historic house museums. Thousands of visitors from around the country and the world view its collections each year. Located between 6th and 7th Streets on Ivinson Street, it is a must-see when visiting Laramie, Wyoming, 45 miles west of Cheyenne on Interstate 80. The Ivinson Mansion was saved from demolition in 1972, and has been fully restored to its original opulence because of the Laramie community. It is the…