New direction for historical building

Carbon County Museum will not move into Hugus-Ferguson Building, county commissioners to consider other options

The historic Hugus-Ferguson Building will not be home to the Carbon County Museum anytime in the near future.

Nearly seven years after the Board of Carbon County Commissioners (BOCCC) and the Carbon County Museum purchased the building, built in 1895, Museum Board President Ken Klouda informed the commissioners it wasn’t feasible to pursue the project.

“You asked us for an update of where we are on the Ferguson Hugus (Hugus Ferguson) Building. I got on the museum board because I felt that, yes, we do need a new museum and I would love to see it downtown. Since your request, the board met sever...


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