Author Archives: MLarrow

Memories of Heart Mountain

In February 1942, months after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066. The order began the process of relocating between 110,000 and 120,000 people of Japanese ancestry along the Pacific Coast. It affected both American citizens and resident aliens in the United States. It affected people from all […]

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Upcoming Program: Crash on Bomber Mountain: Final Flight of the B-17 “Scharazad”

Remains of the B-17 Scharazad in the Cloud Peak Wilderness-Courtesy of Sylvia Bruner On June 28, 1943 a B-17 left Pendleton, Oregon on a flight to Grand Island, Nebraska. The bomber never made it, crashing into the Bighorn Mountains south of Cloud Peak. A pair of cowboys discovered the remains of the “Scharazad” in 1945. Sylvia […]

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Cemetery Tours Return in September & October

Did you know over 20,000 people are buried in the Sheridan Municipal Cemetery? Those include some of Sheridan’s founding fathers including John D. Loucks and Henry Held. It also includes some of Sheridan’s worst like John Walsh. Walking the rows of headstones provides a glimpse back through time at Sheridan County’s past. Join Museum Director […]

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