Learning local history


April 22, 2021

Photo courtesy of the Sweetwater County Historical Museum

The Sweetwater County Historical Museum hosted a visit from 26 third graders from Harrison Elementary School Thursday.Public Engagement Coordinator Aidan Brady provided the students a special tour of the museum's gallery and exhibits, with special emphasis on the history of Sweetwater County, the trona industry and its importance to the community and John Wesley Powell, the one-armed explorer and scientist and his expeditions down the Green River, the Colorado River, and the Grand Canyon of 1869 and 1871.

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