Virginian Hotel

U.S. 30, Medicine Bow, Wyoming

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Overview

The Virginian was named after Owen Wister's 1902 seminal western novel of the same name. The novel, made into a movie no fewer than five times and into a television series in the 1960s, is best remembered for its classic line, "When you call me that, SMILE.."

Photo taken by J.R. Manning

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Street View 

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on May 22, 1978
Reference number
78002818
Architectural styles
Victorian: Renaissance; Other architectural type; Italian Renaissance
Areas of significance
Commerce; Transportation; Exploration/Settlement; Architecture
Level of significance
Local
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic function
Hotel
Current function
Hotel
Period of significance
1900-1924
Significant year
1911

Tags 

20th Century (29,076)
Built 1911 (916)
Built during 1910s (8,823)
Carbon County, Wyoming (51)
Ceramic tile (3,229)
Have Street View (46,292)
Hotel (2,688)
Medicine Bow, Wyoming (3)
Private owner (54,398)
Renaissance (1,333)
Victorian (19,698)
Wyoming (571)

Update Log 

  • September 7, 2016: New Street View added by Bill Eichelberger
  • October 13, 2010: New photo from J.R. Manning

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