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Early Sheridan Settlers Presented by Mrs. Kintzi’s 3rd Grade Class B.F. Perkin helps send kids to college. He was elected Justice of the Peace. He was sick when he moved to this area. By Ethan E.A. Whitney Mr. Whitney lived moved from in Sheridan for 32 Miles City in years, but he was 1885. traveling for about half that time. He opened the Bank of Sheridan. Mr. Whitney served as Sheridan’s second mayor. Mr. Whitney was one of the original investors in the By Cody and Mr. Whitney left Sheridan Inn. Liam a large fortune with education for young people. •George Brundage •George Brundage opened the first grew up in Ohio livery barn livery barn Ohio license By Jordan plate friends Little Goose Creek •George Brundage was a By Logen •George Brundage homesteaded Little friend of John Goose Creek Thurmond He came from Buffalo and The general store stands started a general store on on main street. Main street. He sold clothing, boots, hats, caps, pets, hardware, and much more. By Jeffery Was a mayor of Donated 4,000 books to Sheridan. the first library. Did big horn cemetery. Petitioned Wyoming from Indian attacks. Had a general store for three Started the sawmill. years in 1884. By Vanessa.. & Austin Jack Dow came to Big Horn in 1880 to find a Jack Dow surveyed place to settle. and marked lots for our new town. He spent the winter searching land for In 1880 his wife Helen moved to Big Horn. By Kailey and Dalton O. By Mara and Payton John D. Loucks was born in Steubenville, John D. Loucks was the New York, 1845. founder of Sheridan. John D. Loucks was the first postmaster in Sheridan. John D. Loucks served for two years in the John D. Loucks was the first Union Army during the Civil mayor. John D. Loucks War. John D. Loucks was owned the first newspaper. the first school director. Rube Cornwell opened the Rube Cornwell moved here first butcher shop. in 1886. His wife opened the first hotel and restaurant. By Josh and Kyle He was one of the men that started He was mayor of Sheridan. the first coal mine in Sheridan. On the board of directors of Possibly not him. the First National Bank. Was one of the By Collin original three investors in the Sheridan Inn. He was born in Virginia. He was in the Civil War. He built the first frame Member of house. Wyoming State Legislature by Madelaine By dalton T. and nicole He was born in He was a U . S . A jacksonville , and Wyoming state Texas. senator. He owned a ranch called the They actually OW ranch. named the Kendrick mansion the They named the trail end trail end . cause that’s where they intended to retire.
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