Pine Bluffs Post - Serving all of Eastern Laramie County since 1908

Mysterious Ames Monument will be topic of state's 125th celebration


Wyoming is full of unusual and mysterious places. The Medicine Wheel between Lovell and Sheridan is one such place.  The birthing rock north of Rock Springs is another.  And one of the oddest of all is the Ames Monument, known as the  “pyramid of the plains” located between Cheyenne and Laramie.

That monument will be a primary focus of the Laramie event in June to celebrate the 125th anniversary of Wyoming.

It is a unique structure that can barely be seen from Interstate 80 at the top of the Sherman Hill summit between Laramie and Cheyenne.  It marks the highest point of the Union...

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