Historic Sites

From battlefields and forts to the Historic Governor’s Mansion to the Oregon Trail ruts, Wyoming is home to a rich and diverse history. Wyoming played a significant role in forming the West as we know it. There is no shortage of ways to discover and experience this unique Western history for yourself, through touring military forts and visiting monuments and trail markers. Don’t miss unique stops across the state like Ames Monument, Independence Rock and many more. Join one of several rendezvous events around the state to watch history come to life. You can also find Heart Mountain Interpretive Center or Medicine Wheel; each holds a more inclusive look at history through different cultural lenses.

historical charcoal kilns
Piedmont Charcoal Kilns

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Old Betlam building in Fort Laramie, Wyoming in Goshen County.

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