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By Peg Cullen, Collections Assistant Maybe she saw the movie, The Red Shoes. (Starring Moira Shearer in 1948) Maybe red was her favorite color. Maybe they went with her dress. Or maybe she was Dorothy all grown up. Whatever the reason, these shoes in the Sheridan County Historical Society & Museum were worn and […]
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 […]
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 […]
Sign-ups are now available for Tidbit Saturdays this fall at the Sheridan County Historical Society & Museum. Tidbit Saturdays are for children ages 4-11 centering on hand-on activities with a historical and cultural lesson. Our programs are led by our Curator of Education Shawna Michelena. All of our Tidbit programs are free of change. We do […]
by Eva Wells-Burton From The Log, Volume 1 #2, Summer 2009 “Didn’t there used to be a zoo in Kendrick Park here in Sheridan?” was asked recently by a member of the Historical Society. “There certainly was!” I replied. “My dad was a zookeeper there at one time.” “Oh! Wonderful!” was the […]