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    Mercill Archaeology Center Dedication

    Join us for the dedication of the Mercill Archaeology Center on Saturday, August 9th at 2:00 p.m.

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    Slim Lawrence Western Heritage Festival

    Western Heritage Festival on Sunday, August 3 from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at the Teton County Fairgrounds grassy arena features live music, Western Swing dance contest, trick roping, gun spinning, demonstrations, games and prizes for the entire family, food court and silent auction.

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    Mercill Archaeology Center Public Preview

    Free sneak peak open house at the new Mercill Archaeology Center at 105 Mercill on Sunday, July 27 from 10am – 4pm, and on Tuesday, July 29 from 4pm – 7 pm. Range of activities for the whole family including a mock archaeological dig.

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    The Town Hill: Ski Tales from a Straight Shooter

    "The Town Hill: Ski Tales from a Straight Shooter" a short film by Jen Ten Productions. Go to News to find the link to view.


    Mark James Mercill Memorial

    Jackson native Mark James Mercill passed away on January 3, 2014. His family requested that the Jackson Hole Historical Society and Museum set up a memorial in his name. Donations made in his memory will be used to create the Mercill Archaeology Center which is in the works for the log cabin at 105 Mercill.

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    Free book when you become a member or renew

    To show how much we appreciate our members, when becoming a new member or renewing your existing membership, we want to give you a free book! Consider giving the gift of a JHHSM membership.

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    Find great gifts at the Museum Store!

    See our wide selection of books, gifts, and historic photographs at the new store location at 225 N. Cache. Our stores have the best selection of Jackson Hole history books in the entire region, as well as a large selection of Native American, fur trapper, Wyoming history, women’s chronicles, and Western heritage titles!

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    Request information on photos by number

    Mountaineering in the Tetons 1993.4915.001

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    View sampling of 16,000 photographs – see Shop in menu above

    "Four jacks and a queen" taken near Flat Creek in 1912. 1992.4406.001

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    A Brief History of the Jackson Hole Rodeo by Clayton Caden

    Rodeo is as much a part of the history of Jackson Hole as the mountain man, dude rancher and every other character to enter and inhabit this valley. Learn More about the history of the Rodeo with this Online Exhibition. BC.0123 Bronc rider at Jackson Frontier rodeo, 1939.