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Cheyenne in Laramie County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
 

The Cheyenne Club

 
 
The Cheyenne Club Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 27, 2016
1. The Cheyenne Club Marker
Inscription. was built on this site in 1882. Most of the members were wealthy cattle barons from the East and Europe. The club gained world wide fame. After the Blizzard of 1886-1887 the cattle business was ruined and the club lost its glamour. The building became the headquarters for the Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce. It was razed in 1936.
 
Location. 41° 8.07′ N, 104° 48.831′ W. Marker is in Cheyenne, Wyoming, in Laramie County. Marker is at the intersection of East 17th Street and Warren Avenue, on the left on East 17th Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 120 East 17th Street, Cheyenne WY 82001, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named The Cheyenne Club (within shouting distance of this marker); Cheyenne Builders and Architects (within shouting distance of this marker); First United Methodist Church (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Historic Plains Hotel (about 500 feet away); The Cheyenne Opera House and Territorial Library (about 700 feet away); The Trolleys / Cheyenne's Street Railway (about
The Cheyenne Club Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 27, 2016
2. The Cheyenne Club Marker
The marker is located at the corner of the building, to the right of the light pole.
800 feet away); 1974 Downtown National Historic District (about 800 feet away); The Burlington Routes (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cheyenne.
 
Also see . . .  The Cheyenne Club. The club was an impressive two story brick building with a large veranda, two grand staircases, central heating, tennis courts, an elevator and a large decorative cupola. It sported wine vaults, a smoking room (supplied with fine Havana cheroots), billiard room, card room, lounge and a reading room offering The Drovers Journal and newspapers from New York and Boston. (Submitted on June 14, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.) 
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
The Cheyenne/Industrial Club image. Click for full size.
By Wyoming Tales and Trails
3. The Cheyenne/Industrial Club
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 14, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 150 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 14, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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