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An Excerpt from our 2004 Beaver Plew Newsletter “A Page From the Past”

An Excerpt from our 2004 Beaver Plew Newsletter “A Page From the Past”

Sublette County’s First Trial by R.E “Slim” Spence “I was in Wyoming when Sublette County was first formed. They took all of Fremont County west of the Continental Divide, a corner off Lincoln County, and a corner off of Sweetwater and formed Sublette. The...

Sommers Homestead Living History Museum Opens for the Season

Sommers Homestead Living History Museum Opens for the Season

The Sommers Homestead Living History Museum will open for the 2014 season on June 6, 2014.  The site will be open every Friday and Saturday from 10 am to 3 pm through August.  Admission is by donation.  The Homestead will feature the newly renovated bunkhouse and icehouse.  L...

Green River Drift-National Register of Historic Places Dedication-6/20/14

Green River Drift-National Register of Historic Places Dedication-6/20/14

Dedication of the Green River Drift National Register listing will be held at the Sommers Ranch Homestead historic site. To help us plan for these events, please RSVP and let us know how many are planning to attend and what events. Blocks of rooms have been reserved for this week...

Archaic Camp – Who were the people who lived here 6,000 years ago and why were they here?

Archaic Camp – Who were the people who lived here 6,000 years ago and why were they here?

Archaeologists have uncovered a significant amount of evidence of people living in the Upper Green River Valley 5,000 to 7,000 years ago during the “Archaic” time period. In the 15 years of the gas boom from 1995 to 2010, archaeologists documented more than 5,500 cult...

Museum announces release of Proceedings of the 2012 Fur Trade Symposium

Museum announces release of Proceedings of the 2012 Fur Trade Symposium

September 5-8, Pinedale, Wyoming, 200 pages, 8 x 11 inches; 11 illustrated papers with maps and timeline, Softcover $24.95 The 2012 Fur Trade Symposium, a celebration of the Astorian bicentennial hosted by the Museum of the Mountain Man, was the twelfth in a series of national ...

Spring Thaw Party – Annual Meeting of the Sublette County Historical Society

Spring Thaw Party – Annual Meeting of the Sublette County Historical Society

The Sublette County Historical Society held their annual meeting and Spring Thaw Party on Thursday, March 14th at the Museum of the Mountain Man. The membership elected J.D “Sam” Drucker as the new Board President, and Jackie Sell as a new board member. Retiring Suble...

Beautiful wreaths on display at Museum’s annual Wreath Auction

Beautiful wreaths on display at Museum’s annual Wreath Auction

The Museum of the Mountain Man held their 2012 Wreath & Chocolate Auction on Friday, December 7th at Rendezvous Pointe in Pinedale. A good crowd turned out to see and bid on all the beautiful and unique hand-made creations More than 50 wreaths and holiday decorations were ent...

Big Piney 4th Graders visit the Sommers Ranch Homestead 9/20/12

Big Piney 4th Graders visit the Sommers Ranch Homestead 9/20/12

Learning by doing at a homestead living-history site in Sublette County by Pinedale Online! September 20, 2012 4th Graders from Big Piney Elementary School visited the Sommers Ranch Homestead on Monday, September 17th as part of their Wyoming History classes. The students got to...