What is the origin of Wyoming?

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The name, Wyoming, was made famous by the 1809 poem Gertrude of Wyoming by Thomas Campbell.
It derives from the Munsee name xwé:wamənk, meaning "at the big river flat", originally applied to the Wyoming Valley in Pennsylvania.
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Who were the founders of Wyoming?

The bill to create the new territory of Wyoming was introduced in1865. It was created by Representative J. M. Ashley of Ohio.

Who founded Wyoming?

No one person is credited with founding Wyoming. The federalgovernment established the Wyoming Territory on July 25, 1868. TheUnited States admitted Wyoming into the Union as

When was Wyoming found?

The state of Wyoming was founded on June 10, 1890. The statecapitol is the city of Cheyenne and the state nickname is theEquality State.

What is Wyoming?

Wyoming is a state in the United States that's located in the westand has large area. It has the smallest population of all thestates.

Where is Wyoming?

Cheyenne Wyoming: ( capital city ) latitude 41º 08' N, longitude104º 49' W Wyoming is next to South Dakota, Nebraska, Colorado, Utah, Idaho, and Montana. Wyoming is

What is there to do in Wyoming?

hunting and fishing hiking, golf, kayaking, rodeos, skiing, whitewater rafting Visit Yellowstone National Park, Grand Teton National Park, Devils Tower National Monument

How did Wyoming get its nickname Big Wyoming?

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What is the origin of the name of Story Wyoming?

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