|Daggett County Museum
The Daggett County Centennial Museum was originally the Clay Basin School. It was originally completed in time for school in 1940. The school was purchased from DWR in 1997 and moved to Manila in 1998. Renovations took place and the Museum was opened in June of 2009. The Museum is operated by the Museum Board and run by volunteers. The Museum?s displays are only available for viewing during the summer season. The Museum closes for the season after Labor Day weekend in September and is tentatively scheduled to re-open on Saturday for the Memorial Day weekend in May.
The Museum has several Historical Books for sale. For more information or to order please contact Clerk/Treasurers Office at 435-784-3154. Call for the cost of shipping. We would be happy to ship directly to you.
"Daggett County Centennial Cookbook" A cookbook to celebrate the State of Utah's Centennial 1896-1996. Recipes from many local families. $10.00
"Linwood Resurrected" Carma Potter McDowell - An early history of a town called Linwood which is now is buried under the Flaming Gorge Resevior. $10.00
"A History of Daggett County" Michael W. Johnson - A Utah Centennial County History Series. $20.00
"The Henry's Fork Valley" - Bertha Albright Briggs - Settlers of the McKinnon Area, Sweetwater County Wyoming $68.00
Daggett County Library
The Library shares space with the Museum and has about 2,000 books, tapes and CDs available for checkout. The Library is operated by the Library Board and associated library volunteers. Donations are accepted with the provision that books may be shelved, sold or placed in storage based on the needs and abilities of the library at the time of the donation.
|Current Museum Hours
Closed for the Winter
Opening on May 25, 2012 to Labor Day Weekend 2012
Current Library Hours
Looking for Volunteers
The Museum/Library is located behind the County Courthouse in Manila and is also accessible from the County Park.
Some of the displays and books available at the Museum/Library.