Five Questions for New Western Spirit Board Member Mike Casey

  WS: Can you tell us something about your upbringing and interest in the American West? Casey: I grew up in South Dakota—not the West, exactly—but we lived between two Indian Reservations, the Lower Brule and Crow Creek. My family owned drugstores there and we...

Meet New Western Spirit Board Member Carolyn Rock

WS: History is heritage for you. Can you tell us a bit about that?   Rock: In 1840, my great-great-great grandfather William came by covered wagon from New Jersey to the Quad Cities—where I was born and grew up. William’s cousin, James Marshall, kept going all the way...
Western Spirit is a Blue Star Museum!

Western Spirit is a Blue Star Museum!

Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and museums across America to offer free admission to the nation’s active duty military personnel including National Guard and Reserve and...

New Western Spirit Board Member Dan Corazzi

WS: Can you tell us a bit about your background? Corazzi: I began my professional career, in Eastern Pennsylvania, as a French teacher. After 7 years, I became a high school principal and for my last 16 years in public education,  I was school superintendent. In 2000,...