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Cooper Mansion
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Location 1411 Grand Ave., Laramie, Wyoming
Area 1.5 acres (0.61 ha)
Built 1921 (1921)
NRHP reference No. 83003359
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. 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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