Monthly Archives: November 2009

Send a holiday letter to the future

This holiday season, as you send out your annual Christmas letter please send a copy to the museum. Or better yet, drop it off in person! We’ll place it in your family file as a record of what you and … Continue reading

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Kindergarten Tours

We have had the pleasure of hosting Minnewaska Area Elementary School students this week. Today we have Mrs. Hoffman’s kindergarten class and yesterday we had Mrs. Hoven’s class. They have been studying Native Americans, and came to see our model … Continue reading

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Christmas Open House & Silent Auction – Dec 1-5

Excitement is building at the Pope County Museum, as more than 30 brightly wrapped baskets of goodies are being filled and decorated for our Christmas open house. The annual Christmas open house will be on Saturday, December 5th, 1-4:00. This … Continue reading

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Collection find – Shoshone Dolls

This pair of Shoshone dolls from the Wyoming tribe is from our Cleora Helbing Native American Arts and crafts collection. According to Cleora’s notes, these dolls were made by Eva or Annie Washakie, granddaughter of Chief Washakie. (Cleora’s object notes … Continue reading

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