If you missed our Outlaw Symposium June 12-14, you can still come in and learn about outlaw history at the museum! Exhibits Coordinator Dave Mead, working with "Wyoming's Outlaw Trail" author Mac Blewer, has developed an exhibit focused on some of Wyoming and Sweetwater County's most dasterdly historic characters.
The exhibit opened to the public June 13th with a special preview to registrants of the Outlaw Symposium the evening of June 12th. Featuring guns, handcuffs, chaps, and various other accoutrements of both outlaws and the lawmen that pursued them along Wyoming's Outlaw Trail, this exhibit is sure to please.
Part of the exhibit features artifacts from the museum's collection and focuses on outlaws in Sweetwater County. A few of these interesting artifacts include a rifle reputed to have belonged to Bub Meeks, a member of Butch Cassidy's Wild Bunch, a revolver owned by famous stagecoach robber "BIg Nose" George Parrot, and the shackles used to restrain Bill Carlisle after he robbed a train in Green River.
The remaining part of the exhibit consists of a selection of photos and text from Mac Blewer's book. After its turn at the museum, this portion will be available at venues around the state as a traveling exhibit.
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