Best of Wyoming http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Wyoming House For Historic Women - Laramie http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wyoming-house-historic-women-laramie <p>The Louisa Swain Foundation was established in 2001 (under the former name of The Laramie Foundation).&nbsp;</p><p>Since its inception the Foundation has funded construction of a large plaza and the Wyoming House for Historic Women in historic downtown Laramie, WY.&nbsp; The centerpiece of the plaza is a life-sized bronze sculpture of Louisa Swain, who on September 6, 1870, became the first woman to cast a ballot under laws giving women full equality to men.&nbsp; Her ballot was cast just one block from the plaza.</p> Thu, 01 Nov 2012 23:11:17 +0000 Wyoming House for Historic Women 32225 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Wyoming House For Historic Women - Laramie