Celebration starts Saturday
September 26, 2018
Any 150th anniversary is worthy of a celebration and Green River’s will take place Saturday near the Union Pacific Depot.
Starting at 10 a.m., the city, along with the chamber of commerce, Green River URA/Main Street and the Sweetwater County Historical Museum will host a tent town celebration for the town’s sesquicentennial.
According to Brie Blasi, Sweetwater County Historical Museum director, Union Pacific documents state the town was founded Oct. 1, 1868.
However, according to the Aug. 11, 1868, edition of the Frontier Index newspaper, town ordinances were already advertised. She...