Annual Kirwin Tour

Name: Annual Kirwin Tour

Start: 2019-08-10

End: 2019-08-10

Location: Kirwin Ghost Town

Time: Tour leaves Meeteetse Museums at 8:30 a.m. and begins on site at 10:30 a.m.

Contact: Meeteetse Museums

Phone: (307) 868-2423

Website: http://www.meeteetsemuseums.org/tours.html

This tour of the legendary ghost mining town of Kirwin is led by staff of the Meeteetse Museums, Shoshone National Forest, and others. Included is the 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.

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