Laramie, Wyoming: Chief Washakie Statue

On the University of Wyoming campus. Mounted on a galloping horse, ready to spear anyone who doesn't support higher education.

University of Wyoming

Grand Ave., Laramie, WY
On US 30/E. Grand Ave. between 16th and 17th Sts. On the campus of the University of Wyoming.
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Chief Washakie statue. Chief Washakie

This sculpture of Chief Washakie is on the University of Wyoming campus on Grand Ave. between 16th and 17th Ave.

The inscription reads: "I fought to keep our land, our water and our hunting grounds - today, education is the weapon my people need to protect them."

[Joe Boulter, 10/13/2007]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Matthew Shepard Memorial BenchMatthew Shepard Memorial Bench, Laramie, WY - < 1 mi.
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Wyoming Territorial PrisonWyoming Territorial Prison, Laramie, WY - 2 mi.
In the region:
Ames Brothers Pyramid, Buford, WY - 15 mi.

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