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    Be sure to watch on April 17th

    Join us on Main Street Wyoming April 17 at 6:30 as we explore two impactful architectural projects - one that was built and one that was not - in the Tetons. Gilbert Stanley Underwood and Mies van der Rohe brought bold ideas of modernism and International Style architecture to Wyoming and changed the way people considered the relationship between architecture and the environment.

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    Linn Ranch Archaeology Camp: May 2 – 8, 2016

    Have you ever wanted to work on a real archaeological excavation? Now’s your chance!
    Staff archaeologists Rebecca Sgouros and Matt Stirn have been excavating a 10,000 year old prehistoric campsite on Linn Canyon Ranch since 2014. The ranch, which is a family owned business, serves as a base for horseback riding and backcountry adventures in the Teton Valley and Range.

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    Save Sky Ranch

    We Need Your Help to Save Sky Ranch!

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    Fish stew, delving into the past at high camp

    The smallest shard of soapstone holds volumes of information about the native people who for thousands of years lived at high-altitude summer camps in the Tetons.

Welcome to Jackson Hole Historical Society and Museum

Founded in 1958 by avocational archaeologist and western history enthusiast Slim Lawrence, Jackson Hole Historical Society and Museum plays a critical role in the Jackson Hole community and Greater Yellowstone. In addition to collecting, preserving and exploring the past, the museum supports educational programs and research that focuses on archaeology and the history of the Native American presence in the Intermountain West. The fur trade, homestead, ranching and dude ranch eras, development of tourism, mountaineering, skiing and other outdoor recreation, are also part of our mission, as well as the importance of the region’s role in the history of the country’s national and international conservation movements. For more information please call 307-733-2414.