[ Letter to Teachers ]

Dear Teacher:

It’s an exciting time in Cheyenne as we celebrate the reopening of the Wyoming State Capitol after an extensive four-year restoration and rehabilitation project. The invasive work of this project created the opportunity to restore the Capitol's historic features, returning the building back to its original majestic grandeur. No room in the Capitol has been more radically transformed by this project than the Historic Supreme Court Chamber. It was in this chamber that representatives enshrined women’s suffrage within the Wyoming State Constitution, becoming the first state to do so and making this one of the most historically significant chambers in the country.

Now, 129 years later, we invite you to bring your students to visit this Chamber and experience the sites and processes of Wyoming’s Capitol Complex – home to Wyoming’s Executive, Legislative, and Judicial branches – either individually or in any combination.

In order to assist you with planning your next classroom visit, here are some field trip options.

Programs Include:

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact any of us. We all look forward to working with you to ensure that Wyoming’s students are able to learn, first-hand, about Wyoming, past and present.

Riana Davidson – Legislative Information Officer, Legislative Service Office
Matt Swift – State Law Librarian, Wyoming Supreme Court
Nathan Doerr - Curator of Education, Wyoming State Museum
James Fuller – Museum Assistant, Historic Governors’ Mansion