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Trails Center hosting workshop to help people learn how to protect and preserve family records

(National Historic Trails Interpretive Center)

CASPER, Wyo. — The National Historic Trails Interpretive Center in Casper will be hosing a workshop on Saturday that aims to help people “learn how to protect and preserve your family’s treasured keepsakes.”

Casper College Western History Center Archivist Hanz Olson will lead the workshop starting at 2 p.m. Saturday, January 8. The Trails Center adds that the workshop will focus on at-home archiving to help people learn the best practices to preserve family records.

“Olson will define archival concepts to help identify, arrange, and preserve materials,” the Trails Center said. “Participants are invited to bring their own letters, journals, newspapers, photographs or a mix of these and other artifacts for hands-on learning. Participation in the workshop is free.”  

People can call the Trails Center at 307-261-7700 for more information.

The Trails Center is located at 1501 N. Poplar St. in Casper and is open seven days a week. Admission is free.  

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