Judy Julian's Kemmerer (Images of America) PDF

By Judy Julian

validated in 1897, included in January of 1899, and found in southwest Wyoming, Kemmerer has been a coal-mining neighborhood for over a hundred years. Kemmerer grew to become the county seat for Lincoln County in 1911 while Uinta County, one in all Wyoming's unique 5 counties, was once divided. James funds Penney opened the 1st J. C. Penney shop in Kemmerer on April 12, 1902. throughout the Twenties, the Kemmerer quarter grew to become a wide middle for moonshining and a wide provider of liquor for Chicago and the Midwest. This ended whilst Prohibition was once repealed in 1933. the wealthy deposits of fossils within the quarter have lengthy been some extent of curiosity for paleontologists and geologists, beginner undefined, giving Kemmerer the name "Fossil Fish Capital of the World."

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