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“Jeffrey City Adventure Trek”

Get to know Wyoming's most famous atomic boomtown, while unleashing your inner-shutterbug, and, taking in some breathtaking vistas! Join Riverton Museum staff on an unforgettable walk through the streets of Jeffrey City.

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Stan Grove: Jade

Jade collector Stan Grove of the Riverton Mineral and Gem Society will be giving his talk “Green in Them Hills: The Allure of Fremont County Jade.” Since at least the 1930s, south-central Wyoming has been recognized as a top locality for nephrite jade of various colors and textures, well suited for jewelry and carving, and with an international market. Stan will present the story of this mineral treasure – its geology, history and lapidary appeal.

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