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The Animas Museum Staff

  • Amber Lark - Collections Manager
  • Mona Charles - Grant Project Director
  • Andres S. Carlos - Museum Office Assistant
Kathy McKenzie

Kathy McKenzie, President of the Board of Directors, is pictured in the Museum's Research Library. As a fourth generation native of La Plata County, she enjoys helping others find their connections to our local history.

Cheryl Bryant

Cheryl Bryant, Vice President of the Board of Directors, enjoys outdoors activities as well as history.  She is pictured with one of the western saddles in the Museum's permanent collection.

Charles DiFerdinando

Charles DiFerdinando inspects the 1870s Joy Cabin on the Museum grounds. The cabin was moved to the Museum grounds in 1988. Suffering structural damage and rotting wood, the cabin required extensive restoration. Charles took axe and adze in hand to do that restoration.

Jeff Johnson

Jeff Johnson admires a print of a Russell Steele painting of the Durango depot.  Jeff is a long-time resident of La Plata County and began his 25 year railroad career on the Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad.

Caroline Kinser

Caroline Kinser, Treasurer, studies the 1910 map of Durango and Animas City at the Museum.  Not only does the map tell an interesting story but it was donated to the Historical Society by a friend of Caroline.

  • Not shown:
  • R. Michael Bell
  • Jeremy Foote
  • George Johnson
  • Sandy Jones

Photos and bios coming soon!

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