Ames Monument
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Title:Ames Monument
History:"The Ames Monument is to be built on a slight knoll about a 1,000 feet due south of Bosworth's hotel at Sherman station." (Cheyenne Daily Leader October 08, 1880, page 4)
County:Albany
Feature Category:Manmade Features
Origin Of Name:"On a high point just to the south of the station [Sherman] stands the great stone monument erected to the memory of the Hon. Oakes Ames and his brother Oliver, through whose energy and indomitable perseverance the Union Pacific Railroad was completed in an incredibly short length of time ... ." (Crofutt, 1884)"The Ames Monument is to be built on a slight knoll about a 1,000 feet due south of Bosworth's hotel at Sherman station." (Cheyenne Daily Leader October 08, 1880, page 4)
Type (DCMI):JPEG
Topic:WyomingHeritage.org. "Ames Monument" WyoHistory.org.
Link:Search Wyoming Places
Document ID:11139389

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