Skip to main content
HomeAbout UsOutlaw StopHistorical BuildingsExhibitsVeteran's Tribute2015PhotosLinksContact
The museums are 
closed for the season.
We will open again
at the end of May 2021
You can still reserve the
basement for your events
add to cart
Shot Down: Capital Crimes of Casper (ISBN-13: 978-0931271526)

Read about Casper s wild, sometimes lurid, frontier days: the hanging, the beautiful and bad dance hall queen, the adulteries, murders, crimes of passion, a lynching, barroom brawls they exploded with the birth of the new town of Casper, Wyoming.

Meet the colorful characters and criminal elements from Casper s past. Notorious dance hall owner Lou Polk; Black Dogae Lee, Polk s partner in business and pleasure who cut off her nose and then vanished without a trace; Marshall Bill Hodge, who shot an unarmed cowboy; Dr. Joseph Benton, who tried to perform a postmortem on a still living patient and later died in a jailhouse fire set by his own hand; Joel Hurt, a Casper businessman who was acquitted after murdering young Billy Milne for having an affair with his wife; George Edwards who killed two men in unrelated incidents to protect his wife s virtue; and more.

Little Snake River Museum
"Preserving our History for the Valley's Future"
Savery, Wyoming
Open daily from 10 am to 4:30 pm (seasonal)
The Outlaw Stop in Baggs is closed for the year.



The Little Snake River Museum is accepting bids for a new roof and trusses on our open air building. For more information, download the  documents or email Bids due May 3rd by 5:00 p.m.

L.S.R. Museum Plans

Bid packet 2021