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Here's to women

Grand Encampment Museum hosting tributes to pioneering women


Mike Armstrong

Different wedding dresses are showcased as part of the "Women of Wyoming" exhibition at the Grand Encampment Museum.

This year the United States will be celebrating the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment. This historic amendment gave the right of citizens of the United States to vote, stating they shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex.

In other words, it gave women the right to vote.

While this American landmark amendment is hitting a century in 2019, Wyoming will celebrate the 150th anniversary of women voting. The Wyoming Territory approved the first law in the U.S. granting women the right to vote and hold office in 1869, more than...

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