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Throw Back Thursdays #TBT is a weekly social media post that tells local historical stories, highlights elements from current SCLT historical projects, and/or announces upcoming historical activities.

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The People Who Shaped Our History

2023-12-08T16:44:51-07:00

TBT – Dana Ave. – Tongue River Water Trail

For this #TBT, we continue our journey down the Tongue River Water Trail, checking out SCLT’s recently installed signs which highlight historic events, themes, and figures nearby. Come ashore with us at Dana Avenue to learn about the history of Thorne Rider Park. Thorne-Rider Stadium was established after Count Frederic Thorne-Rider tuned into a [...]

2023-11-30T09:51:26-07:00

TBT – West Works St. – Tongue River Water Trail

For this #TBT, we continue our journey down the Tongue River Water Trail, checking out SCLT’s recently installed signs which highlight historic events, themes, and figures nearby. After some slow meanders around the looping oxbows of Big Goose Creek, we find ourselves at the footbridge on West Works St. Henry Held homesteaded this area [...]

2023-11-30T10:07:21-07:00

TBT – Leopard Street – Tongue River Water Trail

Recently, SCLT installed signs along the Tongue River Water Trail which highlight historic events, themes, and figures nearby. On this #TBT, we launch at our farthest point upstream on Big Goose at Leopard Street. Just three miles west of Sheridan along Big Goose Creek was a farm called K.N. Garden. The owners of the [...]

The Places That Hold Our History

2024-01-04T16:22:06-07:00

TBT – Goose Creek Culverts – Tongue River Water Trail

Recently, SCLT installed signs along the Tongue River Water Trail which highlight historic events, themes, and figures nearby. On this #TBT, take care as we navigate through the Goose Creek culverts under Interstate 90. Traditionally, the Bighorn Mountains marked the western edge of the seven bands of the Lakota nations’ territory. While most Lakota [...]

2024-01-04T16:48:19-07:00

TBT – Padlock Ranch – Tongue River Water Trail

Recently, SCLT installed signs along the Tongue River Water Trail which highlight historic events, themes, and figures nearby. On this #TBT, we pull in our paddles and pause at the Padlock Ranch to learn about cattle drives and the start of ranching history. Routes to move cattle and take advantage of the open range [...]

The Events That Tell Our History

2023-12-12T09:01:36-07:00

TBT – Sibley Scouts

On this #TBT, we look to the Bighorn Mountains and imagine a fast-moving, three-day game of cat and mouse across steep, rocky terrain. This was the experience of a group known as the Sibley Scouts. The peace achieved by 1868’s Fort Laramie Treaty was broken as a rush of prospectors flooded into Indian [...]

2024-01-04T16:48:19-07:00

TBT – Padlock Ranch – Tongue River Water Trail

Recently, SCLT installed signs along the Tongue River Water Trail which highlight historic events, themes, and figures nearby. On this #TBT, we pull in our paddles and pause at the Padlock Ranch to learn about cattle drives and the start of ranching history. Routes to move cattle and take advantage of the open range [...]

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