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Historic Preservation Month: Sheridan County Courthouse

The Sheridan County Courthouse was built in 1905 and has served the community ever since.

by Jessica Knight Salzman
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Historic Preservation Month: Cady Building

The Cady Building in Sheridan had a third floor with an opera house until a fire ravaged the building in 1906. The celebrate Historic Preservation Month, the museum is featuring historic buildings in Sheridan County.

by Jessica Knight Salzman
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Historic Preservation Month: Odd Fellows Hall

The Odd Fellows hall is Big Horn, Wyoming was built in 1892, and still stands today! To celebrate historic preservation month the museum is posting blogs about historic structures in Sheridan County.

by Jessica Knight Salzman
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Edward Gillette

Edward Gillette came to the American West after college having lived his entire life on the east coast. He never went back, and blazed trails in Wyoming and the West the rest of his life.

by Jessica Knight Salzman
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Saving the Sheridan Inn

In the 1960s the community came together to save the Sheridan Inn. The Sheridan County Historical Society led the way!

by Jessica Knight Salzman
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The PK Rodeo

Mary Morgan brought this short lived rodeo to life and we still remember it today!

by Jessica Knight Salzman
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Historic Preservation Month: The Sheridan Commercial Company

The Sheridan Commercial Company has been located at 303 Broadway since 1903. The business survived their original building burning down. Now they're new building is over 100 years old!

by Jessica Knight Salzman
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Historic Preservation Month: Sheridan Main Street National Historic District

Part of Sheridan's Main Street is a National Historic District. What does that mean?

by Jessica Knight Salzman
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Historic Preservation Month: The Hotel Rex

Opening in 1913, the Hotel Rex took it's place in Sheridan's darker past. This hotel and it's famous madam are legends in the community to this day.

by Jessica Knight Salzman
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Historic Preservation Month: The Federal Building

The Sheridan Federal Building opened in 1910. After the original tenants moved out the building took on a new life.

by Jessica Knight Salzman
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Sheridan: A Unique Western Town

Sheridan is a perfect stopping place halfway between Yellowstone and Mount Rushmore. Spend a day or two exploring Sheridan, and you'll want to come back to see the rest!

by Jessica Knight Salzman
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Robert Jesser

This is the story of an 18-year-old man from Sheridan who was inducted into the Army to fight in World War II and died as a POW.

by Mikayla Larrow
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Crazy Horse: A Lakota Life

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