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Trail End State Historic Site

Closes in 19 min: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Sheridan History

Beautiful old historic home in Sheridan that is open for tours we went for the Christmas tour what... read more

Reviewed December 17, 2018
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It is a beautiful mansion where our first Governor lived. Very well kept and very few changes... read more

Reviewed December 1, 2018
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Trail End State Historic Site is a fully furnished historic house museum that interprets the time period 1913-1933. Visitors step back into time to catch a glimpse of what life was like for John B. Kendrick, a rancher politician, and his family...more
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400 Clarendon Ave, Sheridan, WY 82801-4053
+1 307-674-4589
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Reviewed December 17, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful old historic home in Sheridan that is open for tours we went for the Christmas tour what a beautiful old place. Providing a glimpse into the past of the Kendrick family and Sheridan,WY since the late 1890s. Its a part of Sheridan you should...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 1, 2018

It is a beautiful mansion where our first Governor lived. Very well kept and very few changes. Love this place!!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank wyomingblanca
Reviewed October 2, 2018

This was the early 20th century mansion of a self made cattle baron who became a US Senator. His family lived in the house until 1961 and, fortunately the Sheridan County Historical Society took it over. Much of the furniture and furnishings are original. The...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank RonTSmithers_B_C_
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Trail End State Historic Site consists of Trail End, also known as the John B. Kendrick Mansion, and the Carriage House Theatre, which occupy 3.8 acres of land on a hilltop overlooking Sheridan, Wyoming. The mansion, which contains almost 14,000 square feet of living space...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Taylor B
Reviewed September 18, 2018

Western tales of the cattle baron empires must have been spun around men such as this, with the evil hollywood plot. Truly a cattle baron mansion of the first order ... with the wow factor & glitz; and he owned most of Wyoming.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Rev Marcus E B
Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

If you've ever wanted to know what it's like to live in a house, then the Trail End State Historic Site is one way to find that out. It is a house, and a pretty large one, I might add. It belonged to a man...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank jonathancg2018
Reviewed August 4, 2018

This was a self-guided tour after an introduction from a very knowledgeable woman at the front desk. The house is beautiful and easy to tour. There is a small elevator if you have people that cannot walk up steps. I am not sure it would...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Joyce F
Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful mansion wonderfully maintained in Sheridan. The story of John Kendrick, the man who lived here is a rags to riches story...a man who was an orphan from Texas with a fifth grade education, becomes Governor and a US senator of Wyoming....More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Kris S
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

Interesting to learn about how someone made the journey to success in the 1800s and 1900s. Beautifully presented and preserved house that gives a real insight into the family and world at the time.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank thecassyput
Reviewed July 5, 2018

Trails end home built by John Kendrick ,Governor and Senator of Wyoming is an interesting home on the plains of Wyoming. The museum is fascinating and shows alot about the old west in the early 1910-30

Date of experience: May 2018
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April 21, 2015|
Response from TrailEndHistSite | Property representative |
You can call: Goose Creek Transit or the Sheridan Taxi (Sorry, this won't let us post their phone numbers!) Otherwise, to walk from the Sheridan Center to Trail End: Head south on Main Street for 2 blocks Turn right/west... More