This Place Matters: Sweetwater County – October 3rd-5th, 2017


The Alliance for Historic Wyoming is organizing a This Place Matters community workshop in Green River and Rock Springs. The workshop will focus on two main preservation topics specific to Sweetwater County: railroad and transportation heritage across southern Wyoming and the future of Green River’s historic Carnegie Library.

The workshop will be composed of two separate events:

Cowboy Carnegies exhibit and talk

When: Tuesday, October 3rd, 6:00 PM

Where: Sweetwater County Library, 300 N 1st E Street, Green River,  WY

Join us for a lecture on the history of Carnegie Libraries in Wyoming. Following the lecture will be a discussion on the future of the Green River Carnegie Library. The talk is free and open to the public.

“Tracks Across Wyoming—Preserving Historic Transportation Corridors”

When: Wednesday, October 4th, 7:00 PM

Where: Rock Springs Main Street Office, 603 South Main Street, Rock Springs, WY

Celebrate the official merger of Tracks Across Wyoming and the Alliance for Historic Wyoming with a free public program featuring talks from founding President of Tracks Across Wyoming Jim Davis and Alliance for Historic Wyoming President Julia Stuble. Jim will present about the importance of cultural heritage tourism along Wyoming’s transportation corridors and Julia will talk about trail corridors in the Rock Springs Field Office region of the BLM.


No RSVP is necessary. The two scheduled events are free and open to the public

In addition to the events listed above, the Alliance for Historic Wyoming will also be participating in meetings with various community members, organizations, and local government groups to advocate for historic preservation in Green River, Rock Springs, Sweetwater County, and the historic southern Wyoming transportation corridor.