July 10, 2016
Mahonri M. Young (1877-1957), Dawn in Wyoming, c. 1940, watercolor, 9 x 12 inches. Brigham Young University Museum of Art, purchase/gift of the Mahonri M. Young Estate.
Wyoming became the 44th state on this day in 1890. Wyoming is known for being the least-populous state and featuring gorgeous natural features such as portions of the Rocky Mountain range, prairie basins, and Yellowstone National Park.