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City, county in spat over work at Post Commander's Home

 

Caitlin Sievers

Pictured here is one of the wooden windows which replaced the deteriorated historic windows in the upstairs of the Fort Sidney Post Commander's Home.

Some who revere historical accuracy were perplexed when they learned about replacement of historic windows in the Fort Sidney Post Commander's Home.

A concerned citizen recently informed the city of Sidney that the windows in the building were removed and sold, replaced by historically inaccurate vinyl windows.

The Commander's Home is owned by Cheyenne County and operated by the Cheyenne County Historical Society, which is funded by the county as well as through donations. Although the city has no power over the organization or its building, City Manager Gary Person wrote a letter on beha...



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