Homesteaders / Dude Ranching 1880-1922

1883 President Chester A. Arthur travels through Jackson Hole on the way to Yellowstone NP.
1884 John Holland, John Carnes and Millie Sorelle are the first to settle in Jackson Hole.
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1885 Robert E. Miller brings the first wagon into Jackson Hole via Teton Pass.
1886 The murder at Deadman’s Bar.
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1886 J. P. Cunningham and wife Margaret build a cabin and homestead South of Spread Creek.
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1886-1889 Early settlers establish themselves in Jackson Hole.
1890 Wyoming becomes a state.
1891 US Forest Service and first timber reserve established.
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1891-1920 Jackson Hole pioneers increasingly settle in Jackson Hole.
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1894 William Menor established a homestead on the Snake River and built Menor’s Ferry.
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1897 President Grover Cleveland creates the Teton Forest Reserve.
1898 First undisputed ascent of the Grand Teton.
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1901 Map of Jackson Hole.
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1901 The town of Jackson platted.
1906-1907 U. S. Reclamation Service constructs a log crib dam on Jackson Lake.
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1908 The first dude ranch in Jackson Hole, the JY Ranch, is established.
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1908 Teton National Forest established. First automobile enters Jackson Hole.
1910 The area east of Blacktail Butte becomes known as Mormon Row.
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1912 National Elk Refuge created.
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1912 Bar BC Dude Ranch established.
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1916 National Park Service created.
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1919 White Grass Dude Ranch established.
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1920 An agricultural depression which began in 1919 continued though most of the decade.
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1920 Ole Warner starts a fishing camp that later becomes Signal Mountain Lodge.
1921 Town of Jackson becomes the county seat of the newly formed Teton County.
1922 Buster Estes establishes the STS Ranch which later becomes the Murie Ranch.
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1922 Tony Grace establishes the Danny Ranch which later becomes the Jenny Lake Lodge.
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1860-1879
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1923-1928
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