Historic Governors Mansion State Historic site is located at 300 E. 21st Street, Cheyenne, Wyoming. The Mansion is open Wednesday Saturday 9 am 5 pm (September 1 May 31) and Closed on Sundays, Mondays, Tuesdays and holidays. Summer hours are Monday through Saturday 9 am 5 pm and Sundays 1-5 pm (June 1 September 30). There is no admission fee (donations are accepted). This Colonial Revival Executive Mansion served as home to Wyomings Governors and their families for 71 years, (1905 to 1976). The history embodied in this mansion brings to life the people who served the State of Wyoming and the Nation from this location. Perhaps the greatest distinction of the home is that in 1925 it was the first in the United States to be occupied by a woman governor, Nellie Tayloe Ross. The stately Mansion, designed by Charles Murdock, was modern in 1905 because of its central plumbing, hot water heat, and combination gas and electrical fixtures. This 2 story structures portico features solid sandstone columns that were quarried locally in four sections and then place one on top of the other. The top half of the columns are fluted and the Corinthian style capitals were carved on site. Construction of the Mansion began in the spring of 1904 and was completed that fall. Governor Stanley and First Lady Bobby Hathaway were instrumental in listing this historic home on the National Register of Historic Places in 1969. In July 1977, the Historic Governors Mansion opened to the public as a historic house museum. In 2004 an extensive restoration was done on the Mansion and it now reflects dcor from 1905, 1937, 1955 and 1960s era throughout the home. The Mansions videos with electronic touch-screens provide information about the former Governors, First Ladies, Mansion architecture and more. Self-guided tours and group guided tours available.

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