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Posted on: January 23, 2023

Edward Gillette: A New Englander Comes West


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, February 2nd 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.

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