Memorandum of Understanding

Below is the memorandum of understanding between Johnson County, the Johnson County Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum, and the Gatchell Museum Association, Inc. This was approved December 5, 2017. As a part of the museum’s reaccreditation process (through the American Alliance of Museums, AAM), a document such as this was needed to define how the museum falls within the county structure.

For more information about AAM and accreditation, visit: aam-us.org

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Wyoming’s Top Ten Artifacts Competition

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You may have heard …  the bugle in our collection which may have been that belonging to and used by Adolph Metzger during the Fetterman Fight of 1866 is in the running for the top ten artifacts in Wyoming!  Learn more about the artifact competition by using the link below and vote for your favorite ten out of the possible twenty five.

http://www-lib.uwyo.edu/wyoming/top_ten_historical_artifacts/home_wyoming_artifacts.cfm

 

 

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Roof repair

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Our roof is undergoing some much-needed repairs and replacement.  During this time, the museum is temporarily closed for visitor and artifact safety.  We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your understanding.

 

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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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