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Wyoming Frontier Prison

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The Wyoming State Penitentiary operated in Rawlins from 1901 to 1981. After sitting abandoned for years the penitentiary was declared a historic site and renamed Wyoming Frontier Prison. It now houses a museum. (Alan Rogers, Star-Tribune)

December 17, 2014 6:13 pm
Historian documents old Wyoming prison

Historian documents old Wyoming prison

LARAMIE — A few decades ago, travelers passing through Laramie used to stop at the University of Wyoming Experimental Stock Farm and ask around, wondering about the history of the large stone building sitting right by the interstate.

January 13, 2013 9:08 pmLoading…
Old Wyoming state pen featured on national TV

Old Wyoming state pen featured on national TV

RAWLINS — The Travel Channel will feature the Wyoming Frontier Prison in Rawlins on its "Ghost Adventures" program.

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Burn clears exercise yard at Wyoming Frontier Prison

RAWLINS, Wyo. — Sage brush has been cleared from the old exercise yard at the Wyoming Frontier Prison thanks to firefighters getting ready for wildfire season.

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Wyoming Frontier Prison Halloween tours start Friday

RAWLINS, Wyo. - The Wyoming Frontier Prison will offer its annual Haunted Halloween tours beginning Friday.

October 27, 2011 11:32 am Related Loading…

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