Women of the west

Grand Encampment Museum to present series of talks on pioneer women


Stories of Wyoming’s role in the development of woman suffrage, trail pioneers, and women who made their mark at frontier forts, in outlaw country and in mining camps of the Grand Encampment copper district are the focus of “Pioneering Women: a symposium on the history of Women in Wyoming and the West.”

The symposium, sponsored by the Grand Encampment Museum, will be held Aug. 2 and 3. The program begins at 7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 2 with a panel discussion “Finding the Stories” that will focus on the research and stories of authors Marcia Hensley, author of “Staking her Claim: Wo...

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