First Automobiles in Yellowstone, 1915. Photo featured in our 2017 calender. Courtesty of the American Heritage Center.
Welcome to the living history of Wyoming
The Wyoming State Historical Society began in 1953, and is made up of members across Wyoming, as well as from outside the borders of Wyoming and the United States, the Society is open to any individual interested in history of Wyoming and the West.
Mission (adopted 4/11/14)
The Wyoming State HIstorical Society, a non-profit membership driven organizaton, encourages the study of Wyoming history. We believe to study the past is to understand the present and prepare for the future.
Vision (adopted 4/11/14)
Our vision is to insure that Wyoming's past remains accessible to present and future generations.
The Wyoming State Historical Society website opened in November 2000 and has been an information resource for Wyoming history ever since. The site is experiencing over 15,000 visitors per month. The Society proudly offers this Web site to better serve and inform its members and to provide an avenue for education in Wyoming history.