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Mormon Row

America’s most pictured barn anchors Mormon Row, an abandoned farming settlement, posed against the perfect backdrop of the Grand Tetons. Mormon Row was a distinct agricultural community within Jackson Hole. Though it only lasted two generations, it is an example of the western settlement experience. Mormon Row can be seen as a small taste of the pioneer way of life that many Americans lived in the West. It was inhabited […]

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George Washington Memorial Park is located at the center of Jackson, Wyoming. More generally known as “Town Square”, the park is notable for its elk-antler arches at each corner of the park, collected from the nearby National Elk Refuge by Boy Scouts and periodically rebuilt. The square originally existed as an open space in the center of town that was made into a park in 1934. The park center also contains a stone memorial to John Colter.
The area was used as a commons area by people and occasionally as a thoroughfare for migrating elk.”

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“Jackson Town Square”

Snow King Mountain

Snow King, the town hill during summer, is replacing the Rafferty Lift ,you can see the construction on the left. Snow King Mountain Resort is a ski area and summertime activity center in Jackson, Wyoming. “The King” is Jackson’s original ski hill, founded in 1939 and located on the southeast edge of town. It was the first ski area in the state of Wyoming. Locals sometimes refer to Snow King […]

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Male Belted Kingfisher

I found this Kingfisher darting in and around and diving into the marsh catching  food. Belted Kingfishers spend much of their time perched alone along the edges of streams, lakes, and estuaries, searching for small fish. They also fly quickly up and down rivers and shorelines giving loud rattling calls. They hunt either by plunging directly from a perch, or by hovering over the water, bill downward, before diving after […]

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