In the 1930s, a young Jackson Hole ranch foreman by the name of W.C. “Slim” Lawrence began collecting important cultural artifacts along the north shore of Jackson Lake. With assistance from archaeologists, these artifacts helped form a preliminary understanding of early human occupation in Jackson Hole extending back 11,000 years. Slim continued to collection prehistoric and historical artifacts related to Jackson Hole, and in 1958, Slim teamed up with local businessman, Homer Richards, to establish the Jackson Hole Museum to house his growing cultural collections. Today the Jackson Hole Historical Society and Museum, honors Slim's legacy and continues to collect, preserve, and share the cultural and related natural history of this special place. Be a History Hero and join Slim's Circle today to help sustain the museum for many years to come!
WHAT’S INCLUDED IN YOUR MEMBERSHIP?
- Membership card
- Free admission to our two Museums (2 adults)
- 15% off discount on purchases in Store
- Digital copy of our quarterly Chronicle publication
- Membership in North American Reciprocal Museum Association with benefits at 1,000+ museums
- Exhibit input for our annual member exhibit
- Use of JHHSM space for your event
- One historic print from the JHHSM collection*
- Annual members-only mug with historic print*
- Your choice of one of four Jackson Hole history books*
To show how much we appreciate our members, when becoming a new member or renewing your existing membership, we want to give you a free book!
Choose any one of these titles:
- And That’s the Way It Was in Jackson’s Hole, 2nd Edition by Jack Huyler
- Windows to the Past: Early Settlers in Jackson Hole by Bonnie Kreps
- Preserving the Game in the Vanishing West, by J. R. Jones
- Sagebrush to Silver Dollars: The Jackson State Bank, by Charlie Craighead
*Mug, Print, and Book must be picked up at our 225 N Cache Museum location.