Monday, 13 April 2020

State of the Month - Wyoming






Here is the very last instalment of my monthly feature going through the States of the United States in alphabetical order to check out how they got named, what their flag is like and other things of interest.  I hope you enjoyed it as much as I did.


Location – landlocked, in the North Mid West

Origin of name – Named after the Wyoming Valley in Pennsylvania.  Wyoming was the first to give women the vote in 1869


Nicknames – Equality State, Cowboy State


Flag


Capital – Cheyenne


Unusual town name – Chug Water


Flower – Wyoming Indian Paintbrush

Bird – Western Meadowlark


State Tree – Plains Cottonwood


Signature foods – Chicken Fried Steak, Rocky Mountain Oysters (hint, they're not oysters), Bison burgers,  Jerky.


Famous places to visit – Yellowstone National Park, Grant Teton National Park, Cody, Devil's Tower National Monument



Famous people from Wyoming – Jackson Pollock

Go to this Pinboard to see all the States of the Month.

1 comment:

  1. Loved this series. I learned something interesting on every one.

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