Gathering
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy
N 43° 28.806 W 110° 45.731
12T E 519232 N 4814158
Quick Description: Historical marker on west side of Jackson Town Square.
Location: Wyoming, United States
Date Posted: 4/17/2012 8:16:42 PM
Waymark Code: WME8C6
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member muddawber
Views: 5

Long Description:
Text of Sign:
On June 15, 1897 John and Maggie Simpson donated land on which to build a gathering place for residents of the valley. This structure became known as the Clubhouse and originally housed the gun club. The Clubhouse also became a community spot for meetings, movies, and all-night dances.
“. . . we all one-stepped, two-stepped, fox-trotted and waltzed and polkaed together in the old Clubhouse -- a two-story log and frame building on the east side of the Square. The dance hall was upstairs over the drugstore. One evening during a dance Olaus and I went downstairs for a soda. The thunder, the shaking and vibration from the dancing feet above were terrifying. But the building stood, and has stood, all the years.” -- authors, Margaret and Olaus Murie - Wapiti Wilderness
Marker Name: Gathering

Marker Type: City

Group Responsible for Placement: City

Addtional Information: Not listed

Date Dedicated: Not listed

Marker Number: Not listed

Web link(s) for additional information: Not listed

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