Lost Cabin

Named for a fabled gold mine where prospectors built a cabin. The cabin was never found after Indians scared them off. This little town grew up around the property of John B. Okie. Okie came to Wyoming as a penniless cowboy, then gradually got involved in the sheep industry, invested in a line of stores, and eventually became a millionaire. He built an elaborate mansion, which the Indians called "The Big Teepee", that had elegant chandeliers, marble fireplaces, Persian rugs, and extensive gardens tended by Japanese gardeners. It even boasted an aviary. His home had electric lighting while everyone else in the area still used kerosene lamps. The Okie mansion is privately owned today, but can be seen from the road.
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