Story
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Title:Story
History:Story Post Office was established on December 17, 1901 with Nathan H. Gallant as the first postmaster. (Wyoming Post Offices) A postoffice in Sheridan County, 25 miles southeast of Sheridan. Stockraising the industry. (Wyoming State Business Directory, 1910-11) A postoffice in Sheridan County on the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad, 20 miles southeast of Sheridan the county seat and nearest banking point. Farming is the principal industry. Population 175. Altitude 5,250 feet.(Wyoming State Business Directory, 1922) Location of the Story Fish Hatchery, which was constructed in 1909. (Wyoming Game and Fish Department)
County:Sheridan
Feature Category:Manmade Features
Origin Of Name:Town named after Charles Story who was an early day rancher. (WPA) Named after C. P. Story, former real estate man in Sheridan who several times was elected mayor of his city and died in office in 1931. (Annals of Wyoming 15:1) Charles P. Story received patents on land at the mouth of Story Creek in 1892. (General Land Office Records)Story Post Office was established on December 17, 1901 with Nathan H. Gallant as the first postmaster. (Wyoming Post Offices) A postoffice in Sheridan County, 25 miles southeast of Sheridan. Stockraising the industry. (Wyoming State Business Directory, 1910-11) A postoffice in Sheridan County on the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad, 20 miles southeast of Sheridan the county seat and nearest banking point. Farming is the principal industry. Population 175. Altitude 5,250 feet.(Wyoming State Business Directory, 1922) Location of the Story Fish Hatchery, which was constructed in 1909. (Wyoming Game and Fish Department)
Type (DCMI):JPEG
Link:Search Wyoming Places
Document ID:11140030

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