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North county museums work together

Museums in Hanna, Elk Mountain and Medicine Bow to co-host fundraising event

 

September 8, 2021

Saratoga Sun file photo

The Elk Mountain Museum is hosting a 'Welcome Back to Museums' event with the Hanna Basin and Medicine Bow Museums on September 19.

With a total of 10 museums, Carbon County has the most museums of any county in Wyoming.

These historical depositories range in size from the Grand Encampment Museum (GEM), which has thirty or so buildings with exhibits sometimes changing on a monthly basis, to Baggs and Elk Mountain which have one building to show off their history.

All museums depend on funding from grants and donations although, in the Little Snake River Valley and Saratoga, museum districts were formed. This gives a stream of revenue not afforded to the others in the county.

The Carbon County Museum and GEM do have som...



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