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Rio Blanco County Historical Society & White River Museum

White River Museum
A Collection of the Pioneer West!

E-Mail: wrmuseum@nctelecom.net

Where The West Is Fun!

Your headquarters for the history of Rio Blanco County, Colorado and the White River Valley

Open daily 9 AM to 5 PM Mid-April through end of November, 10 AM to 4PM through the winter

Free Admission - Donations Welcome!

Enter the White River Museum

Between Fences

Rio Blanco County Historical Society "Between Fences" photography contest accepting entries now through December 20, 2010. The Smithsonian traveling exhibit "Between Fences" is here from December 11, 2010 until February 26, 2011.  This is one of only 6 in the state where the traveling exhibit will be displayed.  Winners of the photography contest will be announced after the new year and will be on display at Fawn Creek Gallery, 6th & Main St. in Meeker.  Mark your calendar to attend the official opening of the exhibit on December 11th.

You'll find history of the Thornburg Battle Site that was the last major Indian uprising in the United States that involved the US Cavalry and the Buffalo Soldiers.  Teddy Roosevelt was in Meeker, CO, the Ute Indians lived here for hundreds of years - we have a lot of history!

Call 970-878-9982 or e-mail for additional information, pricing & to order this fascinating collection from the Rio Blanco County Historical Society.

The Last Major Indian Uprising & The Meeker Massacre

From the Rio Blanco County Historical Society