Big Horn City

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Big Horn City was the first town established in 1881 in what later became Sheridan County, Wyoming. Nestled in the foothills of the Big Horn Mountains, it is no wonder the Crow and Sioux Indian tribes coveted the Little Goose Valley for its abundance of wild game. Sheridan County's first white resident and founder of the town of Big Horn City was Oliver Perry Hanna. Numerous immigrants soon found their way to Big Horn City along the Bozeman Trail to begin a new life. The Bozeman Trail Museum, which serves as a place for local families to share their collectibles, was a blacksmith shop on the Bozeman Trail.
ISBN: 9780738581569
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: Wyoming
Series: Images of America
Images: 231
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Judy Slack is a lifelong resident of Big Horn. She serves as the volunteer editor of the Big Horn City Historical Society newsletter and as director of the Bozeman Trail Museum. She works to preserve pioneer family history by archiving photographs, diaries, and scrapbooks. The Elsa Spear and Henry Coffeen collections are her current focus. It has been an active community endeavor to include as many photographs as possible of early Big Horn residents, historians, and preservationists.
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