The Square as it appeared in 1936

The Square as it appeared in 1936 (HMVP4)

Location: Jackson, WY 83001 Teton County
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Country: United States of America
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N 43° 28.8', W 110° 45.735'

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The log cabin to the far left once housed the Jackson Post Office. Next door stood the I.O.O.F. (Independent Order of Odd Fellows) building, which is still recognizable today.

In the distant background there is the distinctive curved roof line of the Rainbow Dance Hall as well as the classic western facade of the Jackson hole Courier, the town's first local newspaper.

A year after this photograph was taken, Jackson Drug Company was relocated from the Clubhouse to a building constructed west of the post office. It was the only stone building on the Town Square. Cutting blocks of ice from nearby ponds and gathering eggs and cream from local ranches, the drug store owners made their own ice cream. Locals considered this drugstore with its old time soda fountain the heart of town.

HM NumberHMVP4
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Date Added Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 8:09pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)12T E 519227 N 4814147
Decimal Degrees43.48000000, -110.76225000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 28.8', W 110° 45.735'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 28' 48.00" N, 110° 45' 44.10" W
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Area Code(s)307
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2-60 N Cache St, Jackson WY 83001, US
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