About Us...

The Star Valley Historical Society was chartered by the State of Wyoming on 23 April 1983.

Mission Statement
The mission of the Star Valley Historical Society is to advance the appreciation and study of Star Valley, Wyoming by the collection, preservation and exhibition of historically related Star Valley and surrounding area resources.

Collect > Preserve > Teach

Major Accomplishments
1. Establishment of the Star Valley historical calendar which is revised and offered for sale each year.
2. Acquisition of the Old Rock Church in Auburn from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Days Saints. The building is used for summer plays.
3. The moving and renovation of the Old LDS Church Seminary building to its new location on the Lincoln County Fairgrounds and renamed the Star Valley Pioneer and Historical Museum.
4. The restoration of the old Wyoming State Experiment Barn as part of the State "Barn Again" project.
5. The establishment of this website for the edification of all who wish to learn more about the history and genealogy of Star Valley.
6. Enhanced storage and preservation of our historical artifacts.

Non-Profit Status
We are a registered IRS 501(c)(3) organization and as such, any contributions made to the Society are legally tax-deductible.

Anyone wishing to make a donation to the Society may do so by sending their gift to Star Valley Historical Society, P.O. Box 1212, Afton, Wyoming 83110.

Our current membership is approximately 60+ persons. Membership is open to all who wish to become associated with the Society. Application forms are available at all our public meetings. Email us for more information.

Monthly Meeting Schedule
Please check the latest issue of the Star Valley Independent for upcoming dates, times, and locations.

Copyrighted Pictures
The pictures displayed within this website are copyrighted. However, they may be downloaded and printed for personal use only. Commercialization of these pictures is forbidden. Links to this website are encouraged.

Program Version 7

Last Update
07 July 2021

MicroLogix Computer Systems, Little Pines, Inc., OIS Technologies, Town of Afton, Lincoln County Commissioners, Lincoln County MIS/IT, Star Valley Independent, Star Valley Branch Library, and many volunteers.



Star Valley Historical Society, P.O. Box 1212, Afton, Wyoming 83110-1212

Star Valley Historical Society Pioneer and Historical Museum Location
138 South Washington, Afton, Wyoming 83110

Star Valley Historical Society Rock Church Playhouse Location
Auburn, Wyoming, 83111

Star Valley Historical Society Barn Location
138 South Washington, Afton, Wyoming 83110

Daughters of the Utah Pioneers Baker Cabin Location
West side of Highway 89 in Etna, Wyoming 83120

Office Location
61 East Fifth Avenue, Afton, Wyoming 83110