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Carbon County photo contest is back & bigger than ever!

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The winner will receive 2 Tickets to see the Denver Broncos take on the New York Jets on December 1oth plus a $150 cash prize. 2nd place will receive $50 and $25 to Honorable Mention. Winners will also have their photo featured on the Carbon County Visitors Council web site and select photos may appear in ads and marketing materials to help promote the county! Both amateur and professional photographers are welcome to participate. Photos may be submitted in digital format or in printed version; see contest rules for details. Please read all the photo contest rules before entering. Only one submitted photo per photographer will be considered for prizes & photos must be taken in Carbon, County, Wyoming.

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Wyoming Office of Tourism Road Trip stickers are available at the Wyoming Frontier Prison in Rawlins and the Riverside Visitor Center. Come pick up your free Wyoming Road Trip Stickers to commemorate your trip!

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Virginian Hotel

Virginian Hotel

A Taste of the Old West

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  • Vernon and Vickie Scott (+)
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Since 1911 "The Historic Virginian Hotel" has been the "gathering place" in southern Wyoming for over 100 years.  Set in Medicine Bow, Wyoming it was the biggest hotel between Denver, Colorado and Salt Lake City, Utah and is registered a National Historic Landmark.
 
The old western hospitality has remained the same over the years and people are still drawn to this fascinating hotel. Today hotel lodging consists of sixteen antique sleeping rooms, four antique suites, twelve motel rooms, our recent addition, The Scotts' Cedar Street Addition with 4 sleeping rooms and the newest addition to the Historic Virginian Hotel the The Virginian Motel consisting of 20 motel rooms. Additional features include the Eating House, "Back 40", the Shilo Saloon, the Owen Wister dining room, and the famed Owen Wister Suite.
 
The "Historic Virginian Hotel" derives its name from the classic novel by Owen Wister. First published in 1902 The Virginian has been made into three movies, a TV series, and has established the prototype for all westerns to this day.
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