Free and open to the public.
Doors open at 6pm. Programs begin at 7pm.
All evening events will be held at the Museum Annex (the old Library building).
Friday, June 2 – “History and Culture of the Salmon River”
With the help of folks putting on Riverfest, this program has a lot to offer. Presented by historian and author, Cort Conley, and Salmon’s own Brooks Montgomery. You’ll hear about the life of Captain Gulekey, the history of Salmon’s boat building industry, and even get to see a few short films of river runs! Join us for a silent auction, a short live auction, appetizers and refreshments.
Thursday, June 8 – “Fire Lookouts on the Salmon-Challis National Forest”
Journalist Candace Burns will present the history of fire lookouts in Salmon River Country using a slideshow and stories from her research on lookout life and firefighting.
Thursday, June 15 – “A History of Fish and Fishing on the Salmon River”
Jerry Meyers, former Salmon River outfitter, will present from pre-history to today and how we got here regarding fish and the fishing industry of the Salmon River. The program will include a slideshow of historic and more recent images
Saturday, June 24 – Annual Field Trip and Picnic to Pine Creek Ranch
The program will include historian Hope Benedict’s presentation on the history of Pine Creek Ranch, fisheries biologist Jeff DiLuccia’s presentation on the current restoration project returning the Lemhi River to its historic channel, and Kristin Troy’ presentation on her work done through Lemhi Regional Land Trust that placed a conservation easement on the Ranch.
Pre-registration is required – call Lin at 756-1188 to register (leave a message if there is no answer). Cost is $35 per person and includes van ride, lunch, and presentation. Please meet at the parking lot by the Bear at 8:45am for a 9am departure.
Brought to you by the Lemhi County Historical Society and Museum, the Sacajawea Center, and the Salmon Arts Council with support from the Idaho Humanities Council.