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By Marcus Huff
Staff Writer 

Hot Springs Museum seeking donations to expand

 

November 24, 2018



THERMOPOLIS – The Hot Springs Pioneer Association, founded in 1930 to preserve the history of the Thermopolis region, is currently seeking donations to purchase property adjoining the Hot Springs Museum in Thermopolis, in an attempt to expand the museum complex and handle an overflow of local artifacts.

Ray Shaffer, current president and a grandson of the founders of the association, explained that the current museum is at capacity with wagons, architectural items from historic Thermopolis buildings and farm implements from personal collections.

“The basement [at the museum] has water d...



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