Society Introduces Museum Director

The new director of the Sheridan County Museum will be introduced tonight during the regular meeting of the Sheridan County Historical Society. The organization will also elect new officers.

Running unopposed for five open seats are Carol Watkins, Sonja Roberts, Linda Grosso and Felicia Kirven. Nominations will be take from the floor.

The meeting is open to the public and starts at 7 at the Downtown Sheridan Association office located at 121 South Main Street.

The meeting will also include a program by Lois Hall, called “Blazing Trails with Grandma.” She'll be talking about the life of her grandmother, Clarissa Pattengill Huson.

She was a woman who came west with her husband Doc Huson after the Civil War to raise a family and in the 1890s helped establish the town of Huson near Clearmont. She'll also discuss the reason for the town of Huson's short lifespan, and talk about the buildings that remain there and other prominent individuals that called the small town home.

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