Slovenski Dom (Slovenian National Home)
Built in 1913, the Slovenski Dom, which means Slovenian National Home, is a historic building in Rock Springs, Wyoming. It was designed by Thomas Alma James to be a meeting hall for the city's Slovenian population. The building is one of many Slovenian National Home structures in the United States but it is the only one in Wyoming. It is significant in that it is serves as a symbol for ethnic diversity in Wyoming and the country. Today, it houses the Local Color Art and Gift Gallery Co-op. The building was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1997.
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