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Wapiti is an unincorporated community in Park County, Wyoming, United States. It is situated along the North Fork of the Shoshone River in Shoshone National Forest, between Cody and the eastern entrance of Yellowstone National Park. The location is named after the Cree Indian word for elk.
It is the location of the Wapiti Ranger Station, a U.S. National Historic Landmark. Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 82450. Public education in the community of Wapiti is provided by Park County School District #6.
The Smith Mansion, also known as the crazy house, stands high in the beautiful Wapiti Valley.
It is a piece of the Wapiti Valley's history and is known to locals, tourists or anyone will a real interest in the home, as a landmark.
It is a piece of artwork left for the public, built by the late Architect/Engineer: Francis Lee Smith.
Smith's daughter has started The Smith Mansion Preservation Project which is in full swing. http://www.smithmansion.org
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