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By Brie Blasi
Green River Historic Preservation Commission 

Echoes from the Bluffs: Museum celebrates 50 years


December 13, 2017

Founded in 1967, the Sweetwater County Historical Museum is celebrating its fiftieth birthday in 2017. To commemorate their golden jubilee, the museum has created a special exhibit highlighting its history, its role in the community, and the people who have made it a special place for community pride and preservation.

In the 1960s, Sweetwater County was bustling with an atmosphere of progressivism. The stately old courthouse that had been built in 1875 after the county seat was moved from South Pass City to Green River was proclaimed to be in a state of disrepair and county officials began...

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