Past meets present this weekend in Encampment

Grand Encampment Museum hosts living history, and mountain men camp across the creek


Full skirts swish across the lawn, the whirr of a spinning wheel and the whine of a fiddle bounce off the log buildings, all of this adding to the atmosphere that takes the visitor back to a time when human beings worked with their hands, and their heads to build a life in the wilds of Wyoming. Reenacting historical events and experiencing history hands-on is a terrific way to spend the day. Stepping back into the 19th century, nearly 200 years ago can be eye-opening.

Volunteers dress in period clothing and teach the public the old ways. The museum has all the buildings open so everyone ca...

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