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By John Davis
Columnist 

Much to learn at museum symposium

 

July 25, 2017



This last Saturday (July 15) the Washakie Museum held its annual Washakie Museum Paleontology and Archaeology Symposium. I’ve attended these through the years, and they’ve been wonderful sessions. I learned that the Big Horn Basin is considered to be a kind of heaven for geologists, and what remarkable, cutting edge work has been done here.

Some 144 people attended. The usual suspects (museum aficionados) were there, plus a lot of people I didn’t know. I guessed that this last category consisted mostly of people involved with archaeological and geological projects in the Big Horn Basi...



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