Cooper Mansion (Laramie, Wyoming)

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Cooper Mansion
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Cooper Mansion (Laramie, Wyoming) is located in Wyoming
Cooper Mansion (Laramie, Wyoming)
Location 1411 Grand Ave., Laramie, Wyoming
Coordinates 41°18′38″N 105°34′42″W / 41.31056°N 105.57833°W / 41.31056; -105.57833Coordinates: 41°18′38″N 105°34′42″W / 41.31056°N 105.57833°W / 41.31056; -105.57833
Area 1.5 acres (0.61 ha)
Built 1921 (1921)
Governing body State
NRHP Reference # 83003359[1]
Added to NRHP August 8, 1983

The Cooper Mansion is a property in Laramie, Wyoming, that is on the National Register of Historic Places. It was built in 1921, when Richard, Barbara, and John Cooper, whom inherited their father, Frank Cooper's, vast estate of mineral rights, which people had to be a resident of the United States to access. The house was designed by Wilbur Hitchcock.[2] Barbara Cooper died in 1979, and the University of Wyoming bought it in 1980. It currently houses the American Studies program at the University.

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  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ Off the Beaten Path Wyoming. Morris Book Publishing LLC. 2010. p. 20. 

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