Working on the Western Slope, is a collaborative exhibit at the Museum of the West in Grand Junction, Colorado that will run in conjunction with a travelling Smithsonian exhibit called “The Way We Worked.” Information about the travelling exhibit is at http://www.museumonmainstreet.org/thewayweworked/. That presentation will take the theme of work from a national perspective while […]
This summer, the White River Museum is featuring a special Wilderness Exhibition to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act of 1964 and our Flattops Wilderness’s vital part to its history with Arthur Carhart’s visit to Trapper’s Lake in the early 1920’s and subsequent recommendations to designate for preservation and protection in its natural […]
Treasures of the Community February 14 to May 3, 2014 Good history is best told by more than one voice. Likewise, the Museum of Western Colorado (MWC) cannot tell the entire western Colorado story alone. In that spirit, the MWC has introduced a unique new exhibit that is bringing together heritage groups from […]
The Smithsonian Exhibit: Between Fences became a discussion topic on the True West Magazine website this week. People from all over find this website a great place to discuss preserving our history in the west. The discussion topic titled Smithsonian Exhibit: Between Fences Coming to Meeker! shares the news about this honor coming to our […]
Museum on Main Street website notes, “We live between fences. We may hardly notice them, but they are dominant features in our lives and in our history. Thousands of types have been invented, millions of miles have been produced, and countless rivals have seized post, rail, panel, and wire to stake their claims.
The Smithsonian Exhibit: Between Fence’s Official Opening was December 11, 2010 at the White River Museum. The Meeker Chamber of Commerce hosted the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony with greetings from Town and County officials and comments from those who lived among our ‘fences’ in Northwest Colorado for a few years. Following the ceremony, light refreshments were […]