THE NEW BANNER IMAGE IS TAKEN FROM LESLIE’S WEEKLY MAGAZINE AND ERRONEOUSLY DEPICTS THE FIRST FORMAL JURY IN THE WORLD TO SEAT WOMEN AS BEING COMPRISED OF ALL WOMEN. THAT IS INCORRECT, MEN WERE ALSO ON THAT JURY. IT ALSO SHOWS A WOMAN IN THE JURY BOX WITH HER BABY. THAT TOO IS NOT TRUE. POSSIBLY A DELIBERATE ATTEMPT TO DEMEAN THE SERVICE OF THE WOMEN ON THE JURY. THE JURY WAS EMPANELED MARCH 1870, LARAMIE WYOMING.
The Albany County Historical Society strives to plan, to promote and to sponsor educational programs on historical subjects pertaining to Albany County and to Wyoming. We collect source materials and other historical data pertaining to the early history peculiar to Albany County and nearby areas. Our goal as an organization is to encourage our members and other local residents to do research, author articles and reports and accomplish publication of the same.
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Ever been hiking in the Medicine Bow Mountains and wonder what those odd wavy rock are? Here is the answer. Also learn about its beginnings here! Also, we have added a guide to help you search the Wyoming Newspapers website. Click on the “button” below.