Category Archives: Holidays
It’s hard to find someone who enjoyed a camera more than Lora Webb Nichols. Lora, born in 1883, lived with her family on a ranch about a mile from Encampment, Wyoming. By the late 1890s, the area was experiencing a … Continue reading
With it being the Halloween season, it seems appropriate to take note of a gruesome creature of movie land that may have haunted our dreams, or is kitschy enough to have made us roll our eyes in disbelief. You’ve heard … Continue reading
It’s been 128 years as of July 10 since Wyoming became the 44th state in the union. To celebrate, we thought we’d test your knowledge of Wyoming history. This little test is courtesy of the Wyoming Almanac, but no peeking! … Continue reading
It’s the week of Independence Day and that has us thinking about the great outdoors and picnics. To celebrate, we went straight to the Isberg Family Collection. If their photos are any indication. Bill and Ginx Isberg loved to picnic! The Isberg … Continue reading
Did you ring in the new year like the party goers below, complete with crystal balls? Hope your New Year is filled with success, health, prosperity and happiness. Happy New Year!
The American Heritage Center will be closed from December 22 through January 1. We will reopen on January 2nd. See you in the New Year! And safe travels if you’re heading out of town. Below is one of the more … Continue reading
A Random Thanksgiving Fact: This year Thanksgiving Thursday falls on November 23, 2017, but did you know that Thanksgiving wasn’t always the fourth Thursday of November? Occasionally November has five Thursdays. This year is one such year. Another November with … Continue reading