Last month, Wyomingites celebrated an iconic milestone: the 150th anniversary of the law that made Wyoming the first state (at the time, a territory) to grant women suffrage.

On March 1, a book on the subject of women’s suffrage in the West at large will be published, and Cheyenne was one of several places author Chris Enss visited to gain a better understanding of her subject.

Niki Kottmann is the Wyoming Tribune Eagle’s features editor. She can be reached at nkottmann@wyoming

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