Series Title: Images of America (Arcadia Publishing)
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing (SC)
Book theme: State & Local, West (AK, CA, CO, HI, ID, MT, NV, UT, WY)
Author: Starley Talbott & Linda Graves Fabian
Street Date: June 10, 2013
Item Number (DPCI): 247-35-3474
Cheyenne Frontier Days originated in 1897 after a few individuals conceived a signature event as a way to revive the thrilling incidents and pictures of life in the Old West. Their vision included a celebration that would bring visitors from all over the world to the capital city of Wyoming. From its beginnings, Cheyenne residents valued a rural lifestyle that inspired them to create a frontier festival. For more than a century, Cheyenne Frontier Days has been the spirit, heart, and soul of the community and the cowboy way of life. Today, it has evolved into the world s largest outdoor rodeo and celebration of its kind."