Small Museum with a lot of local artifacts. From day to day use items regarding daily life on the frontier, native american war bonnets and other artifacts, and sound/music exhibit , a garage to shoes made of the human skin of ” Big Nose George” Free to visit, donation welcomed
in Rawlins Wyoming… Interesting, somewhat sombering place. Imaging how these people were treated and had to live ( putting aside that most of them prob deserved it) would definitely scare me straight to be a law abiding member of society. The Tour Guide was pretty good explaining the mechanism how the hanging was done and […]
We saw a flyer about an “Art Walk” in Rawlins and decided to do the walking tour ourselves….
I always love finding these markers of forgotten heroes, adventurers, crazy people. Reading his biography, his accomplishment always makes me wonder how he was as a person. Was he an excentric , a loner or a straight shooter ? So many of us aspire to through hike famous trails or cross the country in the […]
Only a few foundation and a few chimneys exist here. The cemetery is worn out only showing a few numbered markers and a display who is buried there. It does make for a nice walk between the sites of the Interpretative Center, Cemetery and Main Buildings.
Open till 6 PM daily and free Admission… From the outside it looks very interesting, an old schoolhouse, covered wagon replica, some education stations for dinosaur bones for kids. I have to check the inside out one day after work next week.
Cute little park with tons of gras to picnic, a pavillion to rent, Tennis courts, playground , BBQ pits and LIVE music in the summer on thursdays nice green oasis in an otherwise rocky and somewhat barren landscape.