Numbers down during pandemic at museum, buffalo jump

 

September 15, 2020

Havre Daily News/Colin Thompson

Hill County Park Board Chair Lela Patera, back center, presides over Monday's meeting of the board in Havre Inn and Suites.

The H. Earl Clack Memorial Museum Board met Monday and discussed the drop in visitation the museum and Wahkpa Chu'gn Buffalo Jump have experienced amid the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as changing the hours of operation at the museum.

Museum Manager Emily Mayer said numbers at the museum are way down compared to last year. 

"I wish I could give you a better report, but I just can't," she said. "Our numbers don't lie - we are way down."

Last year by this point 619 people had visited the museum and this year 139 have visited the museum, she said.

She said her numbers for the buffalo jump a...



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