World class treasures

Grand Encampment, Little Snake River museums house massive history of their areas


August 5, 2020

Saratoga Sun file photo

Nancy Anderson

The size of the Grand Encampment Museum (GEM) in Encampment and the Little Snake River Museum (LSRM) in Savery surprise visitors.

Although there is a main building where visitors start in both museums, GEM and LSRM are actually a collection of buildings that have artifacts displayed in all.

Both have houses that have furniture from days of past that give the visitor a real taste of what it was like to live in these communities 100 years ago.

The Grand Encampment Museum

Carbon County historian Nancy Anderson was one of the founders of the GEM and remembers the concept of a museum in Encam...

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