State Historic Site

Trail End

AS A HISTORIC house museum filled with original objects and sitting on its original grounds, Trail End can't help but serve as a learning laboratory for students of all ages. While the site's educational focus has traditionally been on history for elementary and junior high students, recent efforts have broadened that focus to include science and nature as well as language arts and music for older students and adults - actually, anyone interested in Trail End!



EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS​  click here for more information


Trail End staff have put together a number of programs for local students, from third grade through high school. Some are offered as one week "summer camp" style programs, while others can be used in the classroom and on-site during the school year. 



SCHOOL TOURS  click here for more information

​Whether you're the teacher of a group of third graders or professor to a bevy of college students, Trail End is a great place for a field trip.



RESEARCH COLLECTIONS  click here for more information 


Since it became a state-owned institution in 1982, Trail End staff have collected materials of interest to researchers of all stripes: historians, biographers, genealogists and antiquarians. The materials are for on-site use only; staff are willing to assist with research if you aren't able to visit the site. 



LINKS & RESOURCES  click here to access links

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In addition to the dozens of internet resources related to Trail End, its family and its interpretive era, don't forget about two of the most important resources for information about the Sheridan area: The Wyoming Room (located at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library) and the Sheridan County Museum (operated by the Sheridan County Historical Society). Both contain a treasure trove of information, photographs, archival materials and artifacts relating to the families and businesses who made Sheridan the town it is today. Visit the Big Horn Mountain Museum Coalition's website for contact information for these two fine institutions.

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Learning at Trail End