The cemetery mapping project began along 17 mile road on the Wind River Reservation in the summer of 2019. The Historic Preservation Office plans to map every cemetery and identify every grave on Wind River to help families identify relatives whom they previously had trouble locating.
The National Bighorn Sheep Center and Dubois Museum enjoy bringing our visitors our Annual Mystery Sheep Trap Trek, and this year is no different. Although the exact location is never known until a couple weeks from the date; you can be assured that the scenery will be beautiful, there will be difficult hiking up and down steep hills, and high clearance 4x4s and carpooling will be present.
View the petroglyphs at Castle Gardens and learn about the Bureau of Land Management’s efforts to preserve them. Reservations are required and can be made by calling the Riverton Museum at 307-856-2665. $20.00 per person. This trek requires a good amount of walking- Please dress accordingly.
Sam Lightner will present this Wyoming Community Bank Discovery Speakers Series program on June 24th at 7 p.m. Lightner, is the author of a new book on Wyoming history. He will be talking about the book and signing copies. Wyoming defines the west. It was the home of the Mountain Men, the Immigrant Trail, Red Cloud's War, and the birthplace of American Women's right to vote. Butch Cassidy, the Pony Express and the Union Pacific Railroad became legends. Wyoming has been the center of the most colorful and influential events of the American West, and Lightner's entertaining new book dives into it all.