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307-383-7262
 
 Brown House

The Brown House was built at the beginning of the 20th Century by legendary Baggs resident and sometimes violinist for Butch Cassidy, Tom Vernon. One of the first residents of the home was popular seamstress Thora Morgan, who worked for Vernon. Later, music filled the house when Edgar Requa and his family moved into the home. Requa became well known for the music lessons and the violins he built out of fruit crates and cigar boxes for Snake River children. In the early 1950’s, the Brown House became the Baggs headquarters for the Cow Creek Sheep Company after owner John Kelly Hartt died. Leo and Maxine Morgan Craner bought the house to be used as a guest home. Years later, Jim and Mildred Craner Marshall donated the building to the Little Snake River Museum.

Tom Vernon of Baggs, Wyoming standing next to the little Brown House

Wes Vernon and Diane Powell in front of the Brown House. Tom Vernon was Wes and Diane's great-great-uncle.

Little Snake River Museum
"Preserving our History for the Valley's Future"
 
Savery, Wyoming
Open daily from 10 am to 5 pm (seasonal- closing Oct 23rd)
307-383-7262
Fax:307-383-7265

lsrmuseum@dteworld.com

UPCOMING 

EVENTS:

    Now Hiring

     Summer 2019.

    Positions start anywhere from April to May and go through September or October.

    Days and hours may be flexible.

    Application deadline March 18th by 9:00 a.m. 2019

    Positions may remain opened until filled-

    Applications may be mailed to: PO Box 13, Savery, Wy 82332

    or delivered to the museum- but call first- 307-383-7262

    Housekeeping

    Greeting

    Maintenance / Painting

    Irrigating / Labor

    Download the APPLICATION here