Red Onion Museum

Photo courtesy of Anna Miller Museum

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

While a crowd of a couple dozen people brave the cold and wind, members of the Weston County Museum District burn the mortgage to the Red Onion Museum in Upton, WY. Paid off several years early without penalty, the members smile as the mortgage turns to ashes. They are original board member Sam Haptonstall, Museum Coordinator Maggie Makousky, original board member and current Treasurer Bill Morris, and the District Director Bobbie Jo Tysdal.

 
Walter Sprague Art and Culture Reporter   On Saturday, Dec. 13, the Red Onion Museum of Upton had an open house to celebrate the burning of its mortgage. Part of the Weston County Museum District, the first in the state, the Red Onion is the second museum in the district, the first one being the...

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