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Wyoming State Capitol

Cheyenne, Wyoming
County of Laramie.
24th Street and Capitol Avenue
National Register Number: 73001935
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Government - capitol. The threat level was Satisfactory in
2006.
Congressional District: WY- at-Large Certified Local Government: YES
This NHL offers public access.
Please contact the NHL directly for visitor information.
Current use/information: State Capitol; http://wyoshpo.state.wy.us/capitol.htm.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - May 4, 1987):
As a territory, Wyoming had been the first major jurisdiction in the United States where women had full suffrage, and in 1889, an all-male group drafted a State constitution that included Women's suffrage. When Wyoming Territory applied for Statehood in 1890, Congress, after a close vote, passed the Wyoming Statehood bill. This building represents that symbolic victory for the Women's suffrage movement which commanded national attention.

Condition:
The NHL is in good condition.

The state continues to conduct maintenance and rehabilitation work.


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