It’s amazing what a couple of million dollars and thousands upon thousands of volunteer hours can accomplish.
Big Horn County Museum Director Diana Scheidt, right, introduces a visitor to the new museum building. With Scheidt are Larry Torske and Glennine Schoen.
HARDIN — After the ceremonial pictures were taken and the speeches concluded Monday afternoon, four 60-year-old earth-moving machines dug into the sod on the southeast end of Hardin, breaking ground for a new Big Horn County Historical Museum building.
Big Horn County Historical Museum director Diana Scheidt looks over images Friday from the show “Flash Back in Time, Montana Photography” as the museum celebrates $1 million given to the Hardin museum by the County Commission. The funds come from mineral royalties on federal leases.
HARDIN — A chill gripped Big Horn County Historical Museum director Diana Scheidt when County Commissioner Chad Fenner told her to have the entire museum board at the commissioners’ office in Hardin on June 7.