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Fremont County Pioneer Museum

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1443 W. Main St.
Lander, WY 82520 United States
307-332-3339 randywisepioneermuseum@gmail.com www.fremontcountymuseums.com

Rediscover the Winds and explore Native American culture, settlement, mining, military and ranching.

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July 2020

Pioneer Museum: Historic Lander Residence Bus Tour

July 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Fremont County Pioneer Museum, 1443 W. Main St.
Lander, WY 82520 United States
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$10

Learn about historic residences that still exist and Lander’s notable people. Depart Pioneer Museum. Wind River Visitors Council Adventure Trek. Reservations required.  

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Lander Pioneer Museum: America Solar Car Challenge Race-POSTPONED TILL 2021

July 22 @ 8:00 am - July 23 @ 5:00 pm
Fremont County Pioneer Museum, 1443 W. Main St.
Lander, WY 82520 United States
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Free

A race between vehicles powered only by their solar panels and a reserve battery race from Nebraska to Oregon following the famous Oregon Trail. 14 teams from across the globe parked participated in the last race. The Pioneer Museum will be the race stop and start location during the leg of the race.  

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August 2020

Lander Pioneer Museum: Images that Shaped America

August 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fremont County Pioneer Museum, 1443 W. Main St.
Lander, WY 82520 United States
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Free

Truth Lies and 1/60th of a second-photojournalism and Vietnam. Clint Saunders takes us behind the scenes of the infamous Vietnam era images. Wyoming Community Bank Discovery Speakers Series.  

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Pioneer Museum: Sho Rap firefighters

August 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fremont County Pioneer Museum, 1443 W. Main St.
Lander, WY 82520 United States
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Ms. Whiteplume, a wildland firefighter and author, shares the history of Native American firefighters in Wyoming. A Wyoming Community Bank Discovery Speakers Series.  

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Pioneer Museum: Historic Walking Tour

August 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Fremont County Pioneer Museum, 1443 W. Main St.
Lander, WY 82520 United States
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Look at some of the historic lander buildings and building sites that shaped the community. Wind River Visitors Council Adventure Trek. Reserve your spot.  

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Pioneer Museum: Paper Quilting for Kids

August 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Fremont County Pioneer Museum, 1443 W. Main St.
Lander, WY 82520 United States
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$4

Learn the history of Lander while making a group paper quilt to be displayed at the museum. Bailey Tire/Pit Stop Children’s Exploration program. Registration required.  

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September 2020

Pioneer Museum: Tim McCoy – End of the Trail talk and film clips

September 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fremont County Pioneer Museum, 1443 W. Main St.
Lander, WY 82520 United States
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Tim McCoy was one of the biggest movie stars in the silent film era. This Wyoming resident filmed many of his movies on the Wind River Reservation with Shoshone and Arapaho people. Hear about McCoy's colorful life and clips of his movie “End of the Trail” will be shown. Wyoming Community Bank Discovery Speakers Series.  

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Lander Pioneer Museum: Louis Lake Lodge Adventure Trek

September 12 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fremont County Pioneer Museum, 1443 W. Main St.
Lander, WY 82520 United States
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$10

Visit this historic fishing lodge on the Loop Road and learn about water projects. Lunch at the Lodge. Wind River Visitors Council Adventure Trek. Reservations required.

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Pioneer Museum: Annual Apple City Festival

September 19 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fremont County Pioneer Museum, 1443 W. Main St.
Lander, WY 82520 United States
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Free

Lander was known as the “Apple City” for the high number of orchards and the apples - an important part of the agricultural economy in this area. A wonderful part of Lander’s history will be explored with speakers, an apple pie contest (cash prizes), local apple cider and apple samples, kids crafts,  and a petting zoo. Bailey Tire/Pit Stop Children’s Exploration Series.

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