Our tenth episode!
Local historian Cheryl O’Brien joins the podcast to talk about her research on Wyoming’s POW camp. This episode is mostly about Camp Dubois, but also talk about other camps in the State, including Riverton’s POW camp. Cheryl’s book on the subject will be released in October.
Dubois Museum — July 20, 2019Dubois Museum DayThere will be free admission to the Museum all day. Stop by between 11:00 AM and 2:00 PM to taste homestead stew and fry bread and visit the living history cabins. The museum will host a Hoop Dancer from the Wind River Indian reservation at 11:30, and the Draper Museum Raptor Experience Live Raptor Program from the Buffalo Bill Historic Center at 1:00 PM.
Children’s Exploration Series – Bailey Tire
August 10, 2-4 pm — Riverton MuseumSuperhero CuffsLearn about the men and women that made Riverton the great community that it is, and take home your very own set of superhero cuffs
Wyoming Community Bank Discovery Speaker Series
August 15, 7:00 PM — Lander Pioneer MuseumTribal Warrior Art: The History of Native American Ledger Drawings with Historian James Stewart.
Wind River Visitor’s Council Adventure Trek Series
July 27, 9:00 AM — Riverton MuseumCastle Gardens Trek
Catch the bus and head out to Castle Gardens to learn about the site’s ancient petroglyphs. This tour will be guided by Craig Bromley, who recently retired from the Bureau of Land Management.
Cost is $8/person, includes transportation
Aug. 13, 7:00 PM — Dubois MuseumHistoric walking Tour of DuboisMuseum staff will host a guided walking tour of Dubois, which starts at the museum, and ends at the Rustic Pine Tavern for square dancing.
Cost is $8/person