Wyoming Territorial Prison State Historic Site

Built in 1872, the Wyoming Territorial Prison was a federal government prison near Laramie, Wyoming. It became a symbol of law and order during the turmoil of the… read more

Built in 1872, the Wyoming Territorial Prison was a federal government prison near Laramie, Wyoming. It became a symbol of law and order during the turmoil of the wild west. For 30 years it held violent and dangerous outlaws including the notorious Butch Cassidy. Superintendent Deborah Cease gave a tour of the site and shared stories of people from the Prison’s past.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2019 LCV Cities Tour” in Toledo, Ohio, from October 5-9, 2019, to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2. close

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Wyoming Territorial Prison State Historic Site

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Program ID:
465631-1
Category:
Vignette
Format:
Tour
Location:
Laramie, Wyoming, United States
First Aired:
Nov 03, 2019 | 7:49am EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Nov 09, 2019 | 12:30pm EST | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Nov 03, 2019 | 7:49am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 03, 2019 | 2:35pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 04, 2019 | 4:35am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 09, 2019 | 12:30pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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