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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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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