Patio Talks: Navigating the Prairie
Jun
23
1:00 PM13:00

Patio Talks: Navigating the Prairie

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Free to the Public: Starting times at 1 pm.

1501 N. Poplar St
Casper, WY 82601

Join us as Don Erikson, living historian and re-enactor with the U.S. Topographical Engineers, shares the intricacies, methodology and science of land navigation in the 1800’s.  Don will provide a sound perspective of the transportation corridors, including migration and commerce along the pioneer route known as the Great Platte River road.

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Patio Talks: Yellowstone Engraved: The Daunting Task of Representing Wonderland
Jun
24
1:00 PM13:00

Patio Talks: Yellowstone Engraved: The Daunting Task of Representing Wonderland

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Free to the Public: Starting times at 1 pm.

1501 N. Poplar St
Casper, WY 82601

During this well-illustrated lecture, Lee Silliman, a retired teacher and museum archivist from Missoula, MT will focus on several slides and images, which cover the art of Thomas Moran and the photography of William Henry Jackson during the early days of Yellowstone Park.

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Laramie 150th: Mural Dedication
Jun
28
5:30 PM17:30

Laramie 150th: Mural Dedication

Join us as we kick off the 2nd Annual Laramie PrideFest with the dedication of Adrienne Vetter's mural located in downtown Laramie in the alleyway between 3rd & 2nd Streets and Ivinson & Grand Avenues. The mural highlights the Black 14, Woman Suffragettes, and the Angels from Matthew Shepard's trial. We'll hear from the artist herself, as well as various speakers who will share with us the significance of these often forgotten and hidden historical Wyoming figures.

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Historic F.S. King Brothers Ranch Homestead Tour
Sep
1
4:00 PM16:00

Historic F.S. King Brothers Ranch Homestead Tour

You are invited to an Alliance for Historic Wyoming ranch tour the afternoon of September 1, 2018 at the F.S. King Bros Ranch Historic District. Nestled in the Laramie Mountains at 8,300 feet fifteen miles northeast of Laramie, Wyoming, the Historic District is a living example of the early influence of the King Brothers sheep operation and its importance to the history of Wyoming and sheep industry nationally. The program will include a guided tour of the historic district, with options for talks on the history of the King Brothers Ranch, a nature walk in the North Platte headwaters and an in-depth look at the recently completed five-year restoration project supervised by the Wyoming State Historic Preservation Office.

Chef Seamus Mackenzie will serve a ranch style dinner with a cash bar. Space is limited. For more information and to R.S.V.P. email ExecDirector@historicwyoming.org or call (307)333-3508. Admission is $50 for members, $60 for non-members, and $30 for UWYO students. Proceeds to benefit the Alliance for Historic Wyoming.

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Laramie 150th: Laramie Monuments Bike Tour
Jun
22
5:30 PM17:30

Laramie 150th: Laramie Monuments Bike Tour

Grab your bike or borrow one from the Pedal House for this engaging tour of monuments of rememberance, sculpture and public art in Laramie. This ride explores historic and modern markers located downtown, in our public spaces and on the campus of the University of Wyoming. The tour is lead by local historian, art supporter and entreprenuer, Jessica Flock.

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Patio Talks: You Still Want to Return - The Ferris Mountains
Jun
14
1:00 PM13:00

Patio Talks: You Still Want to Return - The Ferris Mountains

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Free to the Public: Starting times at 1 pm.

1501 N. Poplar St
Casper, WY 82601

Join us in the Trails Center theater for a colorful look at a special habitat situated halfway between Casper and Rawlins. The Ferris Mountains were a landmark for ancient hunters on foot, early explorers on horseback, and emigrants on their way up the Sweetwater in wagons. Today the ancient, isolated range offers inspiration and opportunities for various forms of recreation. This 45-minute presentation includes a new 27-minute high-definition video portrait of a true public lands treasure.

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