GEM shows off new Lora Nichols exhibit

Despite visitor downturn, Encampment museum reveals display of turn-of-the century photographer

by Mike Armstrong

"Its wonderful," Carbon County historian Nancy Anderson exclaimed about the new Lora Webb Nichols exhibit at the Grand Encampment Museum (GEM). "It is very informative and beautifully done."

Anderson currently lives in Nichols' house and has been presenting GEM with artifacts of the Valley's famous photographer over the years.

"It captures her essence," Anderson said. "There is even a blue wall. She loved blue."

Tim Nicklas, GEM museum director, is the force behind the exhibit.

"I think it came out pretty well," Nicklas said. "She deserves this scale of exhibit. If I could ha...


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