Here are some fun facts I discovered while traveling through Wyoming:
University of Wyoming football stadium in Laramie is the highest elevation (7,165 ft) above sea level of all American university football stadiums. Wow, and I thought the Denver Broncos played in thin air at their mile-high stadium.
In 1902, J. C. Penney (James Cash Penney) invested his entire savings of $500 and borrowed $1,500 more to open ‘Golden Rule department store’ in Kemmerer, Wyoming. Penney later expanded the business, and changed the store’s name to “J.C. Penney” as it is known today. You never know how much one person can accomplish. Take your God given talents and change the world for the better! I know you can do it.
Wyoming is the least populous state in the United States. I must admit I have seen more animals than people here. A sense of peace comes when you know that even in these wide open spaces God is always with you. You’re never alone, Amen.
Wyoming is nicknamed ‘The Equality State’ as it was the first state in the United States to give women the right to vote, which it did as a territory in 1869. It took bold leaders back in the day to recognize women would strengthen our society if given a chance to effect change. Can I get a hallelujah?
Stay tuned, I will be back tomorrow to let you know where my adventure has taken me.