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    Museums closed August 3rd

    Both museums will be closed on August 3rd because staff will be preparing for and presenting the Slim Lawrence Western Heritage Festival from 4-7 pm at the Teton County Fairgrounds' Grassy Arena.

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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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    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 have been used to create the Mercill Archaeology Center at the historic Coey cabin at 105 Mercill. The formal dedication with the family is scheduled for Saturday, August 9th at 2:00 p.m.

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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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    Mountaineering in the Tetons 1993.4915.001

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    "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.