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By Marcus Huff
Staff Writer 

Big Horn Basin Edition: Ten Sleep Mercantile celebrates 115 years


June 22, 2018

Marcus Huff

The Big Horn Mountain Stage Company, located in the historic Ten Sleep Mercantile.

TEN SLEEP – The veritable center of town and only remaining, original two-story building in Ten Sleep, the Ten Sleep Mercantile building has served as a variety of businesses, and remains a standard after 115 years.

Built in 1903 by Bonanza mill owner H.G. Church, the building features 3,500 square feet of pine flooring, pressed tin ceilings from St. Louis Tin Works, display windows and recessed doors and transom windows.

Church built the building as a wedding present for his daughter, who promptly sold the building in 1904 and moved to San Francisco.

The building was then taken over by t...

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