Upcoming Events

Edward Gillette: A New Englander Comes West POSTPONED


Our main priority is the safety of our speaker and guests, so due to the weather and road conditions, tomorrow night's event will be postponed until next Thursday, February 2nd at 7:00pm. 

Edward Gillette Flyer with Postponed banner across the center and new date added


Edward Gillette: A New Englander Comes West

THURSDAY, JANUARY 26TH, 2023 at 7:00 PM

The Campbell County Rockpile Museum is pleased to welcome speaker, historian, and collections manager from the Museum at the Bighorns Jessica Salzman for her presentation "Edward Gillette: A New Englander Comes West" on Thursday, January 26th at 7:00 p.m. at the Museum. 

In this presentation, Jessica will discuss how Gillette was pivotal to the development of the railroad that changed the face of northern Wyoming and how he left his mark on Sheridan’s history. 

Don't miss the chance to hear more about the life of Edward Gillette and learn how the city of Gillette got its name. This event is FREE and open to the public. 

About the Speaker

Jessica Salzman is the Collections Manager for the Museum at the Bighorns in Sheridan, Wyoming. She has a master’s degree in museum science from Texas Tech University. After graduating in 2012 she moved to Wyoming to take a job at the Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum in Buffalo. She has been in her current position since 2020.

For more information, call 307-682-5723.  

 Edward Gillette: A New Englander Comes West



School Carnival Day 

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2023  FROM 10:00 AM TO 12:00 PM

Travel back in time with us for some old school fun on February 11, 2023, from 10:00 a.m. to noon for a FREE school carnival event at the Campbell County Rockpile Museum. 

Try your luck at the cake walk and the fish pond.  Test your skills at the cow chip toss and egg races and enjoy a game of bingo.  The carnival fun is open to ALL ages, and the museum will be FREE that morning so everyone can stop in and join us.

For additional information about programs and events at the Rockpile Museum, please call (307) 682-5723.

Families participating in a cake walk