Past meets present this weekend in Encampment
Grand Encampment Museum hosts living history, and mountain men camp across the creek
July 20, 2023
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...