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T.A. Moulton Barn Centennial Countdown & Lowdown

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Juxtaposed against the Tetons, the T.A. Moulton Barn is the most photographed barn in Wyoming
Photo by Vance Carruth, 2000

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Date: July 18, 2013
Contact: Public Affairs Office, 307.739.3393

Superintendent Mary Gibson Scott and the Moulton family would like to remind locals and visitors of the upcoming 100th anniversary celebration of the Thomas Alma Moulton barn on Mormon Row in Grand Teton National Park, Saturday, July 20, 2013. Attendees are advised to be prepared for a day in the sun and bring sunscreen, sun hats, and shade umbrellas. Special Moulton Barn water bottles will be available for purchase, as an alternative to disposable water bottles. 

Parking will be extremely limited at Mormon Row and on Antelope Flats Road. Consequently, anyone wishing to attend the centennial activities should park and ride. Buses will provide free shuttles to and from the Moulton Barn between 8:45 a.m. and 2 p.m. with a start from the Moose Post Office parking lot. As an added bonus, Big Red Tours is offering free shuttle service from the town of Jackson to the Mormon Road venue aboard their open-top, double-decker London bus. To ensure a seat, RSVPs are requested at 307.413.9946. The schedule is as follows:
DEPART
9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m. from the parking garage on Glenwood Street near the Center for the Arts building
9:40 a.m. & 10:40 a.m. from Home Ranch parking lot on North Cache Street
ARRIVE
10 a.m. & 11 a.m. at Moulton Barn on Mormon Row in Grand Teton National Park
RETURN
12:00 p.m. & 1:00 p.m. from Mormon Row with stops at the Home Ranch lot & Glenwood parking garage 

Several activities will take place between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. The activities schedule is as follows:
9:00 a.m. — Live music, light refreshments, raffle ticket sales, and historic photo display begins
9:15 a.m. — "In Blacktail's Shadow" site-specific dance by Heather Sultz at Moulton Barn
9:30 a.m. — Barn tour by Harrison Goodall & Storytelling by Ken Thomasma at Moulton Ranch Cabins
9:45 a.m. — Jackson Hole Historical Society & Museum oral history booth begins
10:00 a.m. — Children's quick draw and activity table with park ranger at Moulton Barn begins
10:30 a.m. — Barn tour by Harrison Goodall & Storytelling by Ken Thomasma at Moulton Ranch Cabins
11:00 a.m. — "In Blacktail's Shadow" site-specific dance by Heather Sultz at Moulton Barn
11:45 a.m. — Raffle and silent auction winners announced
12:30 p.m. — Welcome by Grand Teton National Park Superintendent Mary Gibson Scott and remarks by Jackson Mayor Mark Barron, Teton County Commissioner Paul Vogelheim, Jerry Moulton, grandson of Lucile & T.A. Moulton, and Sara Needles, Administrator for Wyoming State Parks & Cultural Resources 

All proceeds from the silent auction and raffle events held at the Moulton Ranch Cabins will benefit a T.A. Moulton Barn Centennial Preservation Fund managed by the Grand Teton National Park Foundation and Grand Teton Association.   

For more information about the T.A. Moulton barn and life on Mormon Row, along with historic photos, please visit the Web at www.themoultonbarn.com.

Did You Know?

Close-up of a lodgepole pine cone

Did you know that lodgepole pine trees grow on glacial moraines in Jackson Hole? Glacial moraines are ridges of rocky debris left behind as Ice Age glaciers melted. The soil on these ridges retains moisture and is more hospitable to trees than the cobbly, porous soil on the outwash plain.