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Tri State Old Time Cowboys Memorial Museum


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Tri State Old Time Cowboys Memorial Museum The 40 foot by 80 foot log building was constructed in 1969 as a testimonial to the rugged western
life of the old time cowboys who worked as ranch hands and performed at the Sheridan County Rodeo. Exhibits include an early chuck wagon with over 250 signature cattle brands, old saddles that almost speak of the cowboys that molded their bodies around them, chaps, spurs, tools and gear used from early ranches of the late 1880s to modern times, as well as many other artifacts and relics pertaining to ranching and cowboys.


Admission: FREE ADMISSION
Hours: HOURS: The museum is open every afternoon from June 1through September 15, 1:00 to 5:00 pm, and by request at any time.
Address: Winship Park at 4th Street and Oak
Phone: 308-282-0887

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