Museum Staff

 

Dennie Siegrist serves the Scott County Historical Society in many ways. He acts as the Facility Manager, performing general operation duties and light maintenance, cataloging and storage of items, and presentation of museum and gallery tours.

Dennie was born in Garden City, but grew up in Scott City. He graduated from Scott Community High School in 1950, joining the Navy in October of 1951. Dennie served until he was released to the Navy Reserve in 1955, later discharged in 1958.  Always interested in the local history of Scott County, he spent a lot of his childhood running, fishing, and riding horses over the hills of Scott State Park.  Dennie’s passion for Indian lore and history punctuates his interest in the Historic Bus Tours, especially of the Battle Canyon site. He and his wife, Marilyn, enjoy traveling when the opportunity arises.

 

stephanie  Stephanie Fisher is a native of Scott City and serves as the museum and gallery Program Director. She brings with her 25 years of service in school adminstration, public relations, and library sciences.  She has served as an aide to the Chancellor at University System of New Hampshire, Public Relations and Adminstration Assistant to the Headmaster at Portsmouth Christian Academy, and as a children's librarian, grant writer, and public advocate here in Scott County. 

 Stephanie graduated from Scott Community High School in 1989 and attended the University of Kansas and the University of New Hampshire where she graduated with a degree in Communications & Public Advocacy.  She received her Kansas Public Library Certification in 2004 from the State Library of Kansas and Emporia State University.  Howard and Stephanie have three children they have raised in Scott City.  Stephanie has a deep heritage in Scott City and a love for the community.

 

 Elizabeth Wiebe serves as facility custodian. 

 

 

Our very own Scott County Historical Society President, Patsi Graham, volunteers her time to the administration of the facility, as well as adding another knowledgeable voice for guided tours.

 

Volunteers are always needed and how we appreciate all of you!  Call the museum office at 620.872.5912 if you are interested. 

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