Wyoming National Forest
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Title:Wyoming National Forest
Other Names:Yellowstone National Forest, Bridger National Forest, Bridger-Teton National Forest
History:On July 1, 1908, Wyoming National Forest was created from a portion of the Yellowstone National Forest, and the remaining portions of the Yellowstone National Forest constituted the Teton, Bonneville, and Shoshone National Forests and parts of the Absaroka, Beartooth, and Targhee National Forests. (Presidential Executive Order 873) In May, 1914, Bridger was added to Wyoming National Forest and on March 10, 1941, the name was changed to Bridger National Forest. In 1973, it was combined with Teton National Forest and is now known as Bridger-Teton National Forest. (Davis)
County:Lincoln
Feature Category:Special Features
Origin Of Name:On July 1, 1908, Wyoming National Forest was created from a portion of the Yellowstone National Forest, and the remaining portions of the Yellowstone National Forest constituted the Teton, Bonneville, and Shoshone National Forests and parts of the Absaroka, Beartooth, and Targhee National Forests. (Presidential Executive Order 873) In May, 1914, Bridger was added to Wyoming National Forest and on March 10, 1941, the name was changed to Bridger National Forest. In 1973, it was combined with Teton National Forest and is now known as Bridger-Teton National Forest. (Davis)
Type (DCMI):JPEG
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Document ID:11140329

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