Annual History Conference

The annual history conference for 2016 is Early Businesses of Buffalo and will be held on the evening of Saturday, April 16.

Businesses featured will be the Idlewild Hotel, the New York Store, and the Idlewild Café

Tickets are available until April 8 by calling us at (307) 684-9331 or emailing educator Jennifer Romanoski by clicking here

Tickets are $30.00 per person and include the conference fee, beverages, dinner, and dessert.

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Echoes of the Past Cemetery Tours

Mark you calendars,  our annual Echoes of the Past Cemetery Tours are scheduled for the following dates:

 

August 5, 6, 7, and 8

and then again on

August 12, 13, 14, and 15

 

These tours always sell out – if you want to RSVP your spot on the tour, call Jennifer at 307-684-9331.  Spots must be pre-paid (sorry, we can’t hold any spaces due to popularity) and this can be done at the museum.

 

We will be posting more information about the tours as it ...

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Living History Day

Jim Gatchell’s Living History Day will be on Saturday, June 20.

Suzi Cox, laundress

 

 

Enjoy free admission to the museum from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

From 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. there will be Basque dancers, Basque lukanka (delicious bbq’d sausage), the Living Historians of the Wyoming Frontier, the Powder River Justice Committee, music, refreshments, corn dart throwing, wood carving, tomahawk throwing, and more. We hope to ...

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National Museum Day

May is National Museum Month, and May 19 is National Museum Day!  The Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum is participating – join us on May 19 for free admission to the museum.  We will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

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Exhibit Opening May 2

Uniform Stories: Johnson County Dressed for Service 
Uniform Stories Citizens of Johnson County Wyoming have long served in all branches of the United States military.  The museum decided to honor some of these local veterans in our temporary exhibit for 2015.  The eight veterans range from World War One to the Cold War, and represent many branches of service.  Though it is a ...

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Cemetery Tour Information

The annual Echoes of the Past Cemetery Tours are fast approaching!  If you are interested in seeing a particular “spirit” – see the listing below for dates.  Email our educator, Jennifer Romanoski, at educator@jimgatchell.com, call at 307-684-9331, or stop by the museum to reserve your spots now!  These tend to sell out, so they are on a first-come first-serve prepay basis only.  Check the museum’s facebook page for updates: https://www.facebook.com/JimGatchellMemorialMuseum


 

Louise Richter was brought up ...

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