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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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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Jim Gatchell’s Living History Day

IMG_0230 (1024x768)Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Jim Gatchell’s Living History Day will be on June 21. Enjoy free admission all day from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. There will be Basque dancers, Basque lukanka, a petting zoo, the Living Historians of the Wyoming Frontier, the Powder River Justice Committee, music, refreshments, corn dart throwing, wood carving, tomahawk throwing, and more from 9 a.m. – 2 ...

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Opening this Saturday!

Free-tags[1]Wednesday, May 21, 2014

There are only three more days before the museum opens on Saturday, May 24. Stop by the museum, enjoy free admission and refreshments, check out the new store and exhibition, all from 10 – 3. Furthermore, the 1918 Jenkins Family Homestead will be ready for viewing that day and the tipi is up as well. The museum will reopen on ...

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New Fixtures have Arrived!

IMG_2038 (600x800)Monday, May 5, 2014

On Friday the new museum store fixtures arrived! They obviously have to get organized and loaded but we will be opening on May 24! We are excited to share all the new remodeling with you as well as our new exhibition. Assistant Director/Registrar Sylvia Bruner will be on KBBS 1450 Community Speaks tomorrow to talk about the new exhibition ...

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Museum Opening Day has changed

Rope-Open-Sign-Hot-Sauce-Rope[1]Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Due to delays in our construction material, the opening day of the Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum has been changed. Instead of May 10, the new day will be May 24. That day, May 24, will be a Community Day with free admission and free refreshments from 10 – 3. On Sunday, May 25, the Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum will move ...

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Next Homeschool Program is this Friday, April 25

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Attention all homeschool families! The next Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum homeschool program is this Friday, April 25, from 2 – 3:30 p.m. If the weather continues to be great, we will meet at the Johnson County Library Community Room, and then proceed on a nature walk to Buffalo’s City Park. There we will discuss insects, butterflies, ...

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