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  • Annual Kirwin Tour Meeteetse Museum

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    Name: Annual Kirwin Tour Meeteetse Museum
    Date: August 11, 2018
    Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM MDT
    Event Description:
    This tour of the legendary ghost mining town of Kirwin is led by staff of the Meeteetse Museums, Shoshone National Forest, and others. Included for the first time is an exciting “River Ecosystem Tour” led by Ecologist Kassy Skeen of the US Forest Service. In addition, geologist Lynn Sessions will offer a presentation on the geology of the area and museum staff will explain the rich history of the site. Re-enactors portraying historical characters from Kirwin will also be part of this year’s event. The tour also permits a side trip to the remnants of the “Amelia Earhart summer cabin” where the aviatrix planned to live had she survived. High clearance vehicles are required. Limited car-pooling is available, but NOT guaranteed. The tour leaves the museum at 8:30 a.m. and begins on site at 10:30 a.m. The River Ecology Tour begins after the presentations. Admission is free.
    Location:
    Meeteetse Museum 
    1947 State St
    Meeteetse, Wyoming
    Date/Time Information:
    Saturday August 11, 2018
    Time: 8:30 
    Contact Information:
    307-868-2423
    Fees/Admission:
    Free and open to the public 
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