Buffalo, WYO — The historic Cowboy Carousel that will be the “jewel in the crown” of the newly opened Cowboy Carousel Center in Buffalo’s Downtown Historic District got a somewhat unexpected honor yesterday (December 11th, 2012) when the Wall Street Journal put the historic carousel on their front page. The Cowboy Carousel was featured not [...]
Just released today (October 18th, 2012) by an Ocean City, NJ news production team using Arts Along the Bighorns board member, Arnette Tiller, as executive producer is an historical short film about Buffalo’s Cowboy Carousel. The film focusses on the history of the carousel from it’s Ocean City days to it’s purchase by Emerson and Anne Scott in the late 1980s, and the new home they made for it in Buffalo, Wyoming.
NATIONAL MAIN STREET CENTER CONSULT COMES TO BUFFALO FOR RECON MEETING AND COMMUNITY PRESENTATION ON PROGRAM
National and Wyoming Main Street folks came this Thursday to visit Buffalo Main Street — giving advice, ideas and a lot of history for the standing room only crowd at City Hall. There seemed to be someone there representing a vast spectrum of interests in Buffalo’s Downtown Historic District. There were representatives from City and County government, several members of the Chamber of Commerce, Buffalo banks, Main Street merchants, civic groups and the arts.
A Review: Johnson County Courthouse History Upon the Occasion of the Grand Opening of the new Judicial Center on September 27, 2012
A two story red brick courthouse and jail was completed and occupied by the Johnson County elected officials in January 1885. Overlooking the town, the new courthouse was an impressive sight and a source of great pride for the citizens of the county. Although “modernization” has taken place, the building is much as it was in 1885. It is the oldest functioning courthouse in the state of Wyoming.
Todd Barman from the National Trust Main Street along with Mary Randolph from the Wyoming Rural Development Council, and Britta Fuller from the Wyoming Main Street Program will be visiting Buffalo on October 11th, 2012 to explain the National Trust Main Street Program, the four point approach, and perform a RECON visit for Buffalo’s Main Street Program.