Wyoming Veterans Memorial Museum
The Wyoming Veterans Memorial Museum preserves the memory of Wyoming service members, of all the military branches, who have served in armed conflicts beginning in the Spanish-American War to the War on Terrorism. Civilian military organizations such as the Civil Air Patrol and the Merchant Marines are included as well. The museum focuses on individual stories, totaling 700 in all, and contains over 25,000 artifacts comprised of uniforms, photographs archive materials and weapons. The museum features a research library. As a research institution, the museum participates in the Library Congress' Veterans History Project and anyone is free to access all of the historical records. The museum offers guided tours, hands-on activities, and community presentations.
Backstory and Context
Irwin, Gayle. "Wyoming Veterans' Museum honors those who served." Casper Journal. June 11, 2014. http://casperjournal.com/news/article_b5405ffd-62a6-54c7-aef7-9f687c09f7a5.html.