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The Banner County Museum Complex depicts the lifestyle of its inhabitants in the earlier days. Although Banner County currently has one unincorporated town and minimal commercial establishments, there are still a lot of things that established its significance. These include a modern Courthouse, fire department and rescue unit, complete banking facilities, modern churches, service industries, and a unique historical complex.

The Museum boasts of hundreds of artifacts and articles dating back to the prehistoric period and the pioneer ?sodbuster? days. Visitors to the Museum can also find cattle brand around walls as well as a wall-mounted picture album depicting the people and events form the early days of the County. To get a better grasp of how the people lived during the early time, the Museum presents a completely furnished kitchen, a living room, as well as bedroom settings. There are also display case containing glassware, rare china, clothing, toys, books, firearms, quilts, and many more from sod house and the log cabin days.

Other historical items that can be seen are Indian arrowhead, war clubs, knives, scrapers, and tomahawks that will remind visitors of the many tribes that roamed the hills and canyons of the county in the past.
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