The Wyoming State Library will close at noon on Wednesday, July 24, for Cheyenne Day. Our offices will be open that morning.
We will resume normal hours on Thursday, July 25.
One hundred years ago, Cheyenne Frontier Days was held just after Session Law Chapter 25 took effect making it “unlawful for any person directly or indirectly, to manufacture, sell, transport, export, receive, deliver, possess, barter, solicit or take orders for, give·away or furnish, any intoxicating liquors, or possess any equipment for making such liquor…”
But some argued the State of Wyoming wasn’t “dry” just yet. Read the story in the July 23, 1919 Wyoming State Tribune.