Parkman
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Title:Parkman
History:Parkman Post Office was established as Pass Post Office on September 11, 1888 and its location changed to Parkman Post Office on August 10, 1894. William B. Skipton was its first postmaster. (Wyoming Post Offices) A growing town in the northern part of Sheridan County, on the Burlington and Missouri Railway, 25 miles northwest from Sheridan. Beautifully located about 10 miles from the Big Horn mountain range. Some coal is found here. Principal industries, farming and stock raising. A favorite stopping point for tourists and hunters. Population, 100. Altitude, 4,300 feet. (Wyoming State Business Directory, 1901-02) A small town in the northern part of Sheridan County on the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad, 25 miles northwest from Sheridan. (Wyoming State Business Directory, 1910-11)
County:Sheridan
Feature Category:Manmade Features
Origin Of Name:Name was given by the railroad for historian Francis Parkman. (WPA) Town in Sheridan County, Wyoming, named for Francis Parkman. (Gannett, 1905)Parkman Post Office was established as Pass Post Office on September 11, 1888 and its location changed to Parkman Post Office on August 10, 1894. William B. Skipton was its first postmaster. (Wyoming Post Offices) A growing town in the northern part of Sheridan County, on the Burlington and Missouri Railway, 25 miles northwest from Sheridan. Beautifully located about 10 miles from the Big Horn mountain range. Some coal is found here. Principal industries, farming and stock raising. A favorite stopping point for tourists and hunters. Population, 100. Altitude, 4,300 feet. (Wyoming State Business Directory, 1901-02) A small town in the northern part of Sheridan County on the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad, 25 miles northwest from Sheridan. (Wyoming State Business Directory, 1910-11)
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Document ID:11142001

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