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Farella Family artifacts are currently on display at the Anna Miller Museum in Newcastle. The Weston County Museum District is seeking stories and artifacts about local families or businesses to be on display at either the Anna Miller Museum or the Red Onion Museum in Upton.

 
The Weston County Museum District is seeking stories and artifacts from the public about local businesses and ranches, to be displayed at either the Anna Miller Museum in Newcastle or the Red Onion Museum in Upton. Stories, with any accompanying artifacts, will be on display for a three-month...

Photo by Walter Sprague/NLJ 

The Jenny Stockade building, located at the Anna Miller Museum, is re-chinked by Jim Fischer of Custer. Here he is smoothing out the Log Jam with a wet brush for the finished look on Tuesday, Aug 23.

 
The vast temperature differences between winter and summer in Newcastle play havoc with cement and mortar. The weather causes it to expand and contract, to crack and crumble, and eventually what used to protect it is no longer suitable for the job.  This was the situation that the Anna Miller...

Photo by Alexis Barker/NLJ

Roberta Haynes shows off her great-great grandmother’s wedding dress at the historic fashion revue on June 25, organized by the Anna Miller Museum. The dress was worn by Nellie Brennan on her wedding day on April 15, 1899, when she married Joseph Landrigan.

 
The silk wedding dress hung on her small frame, its elegant skirt coming to rest on the floor around her. Roberta Haynes picked up the skirt in front of her as she made her way to the front of the crowd of people. She was wearing her great-great grandmother’s wedding dress, modeling it at the...
KateLynn Slaamot NLJ Reporter   With many historic buildings, Newcastle’s Main Street has a lot to offer for history buffs and others interested in days gone by. But, maybe something more sinister lies in the walls of our historic buildings. What secrets might these structures be hiding?  On...
KateLynn Slaamot NLJ Reporter With many historic buildings, Newcastle’s Main Street has a lot to offer for history buffs and others interested in days gone by. But, maybe something more sinister lies in the walls of our historic buildings. What secrets might these structures be hiding?  On Thursday...

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Anika Oleson placed first in the young historian category, grades 3-5. Pictured above is her project “Native Americans of the Plains.” Oleson learned many interesting facts about Native Americans. 

 
KateLynn Slaamot NLJ Correspondent   The Weston County Historical Society has been promoting history in Weston County for many years, and one way the society does that is by entering the Wyoming State Historical Society awards program every year. While the local chapter always performs well,...

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