Hulett's Treasures of the Past LbNA # 59521
|Placed Date||Sep 14 2011|
|Location||Hulett's Museum, Hulett, WY|
We have permission from the Museum Director to place the letter box and cache at this location. The Hulett’s Museum and Art Gallery houses impressive pictures of Devils Tower and historical artifacts of Hulett and surrounding area. Admission is free and the museum is open year around.
Lewis Hulett was born in western New York. He & his family came to Crook County Wyoming in 1881 and were some of the earliest pioneers. In the mid 1880’s Lewis Hulett applied for a post office. It was granted in 1886 and Hulett, WY was on the map. The town was established in 1896 and named for the postmaster, Mr. Hulett. Throughout the town’s history the Hulett Rodeo is one the most popular events. Behind the rodeo’s bucking chutes are hours of work, from contracting the stock and preparing the arena to parking the spectators.
Clues: In north eastern Wyoming the Hulett Museum and Art Gallery is a popular place for people to stop when they are en route to the Devil’s Tower Monument. From Belle Fourche, SD start your journey on state hwy 34 to Hulett, WY. As you travel west the state hwy number changes to 24 in Wyoming. Hulett is about 45 miles west of Belle Fourche. The street address for the museum in Hulett is: 115 Hwy 24.You will need to walk to the rear of the Museum building and turn to the right. The letter box and cache container are disguised as a round gray object. You will need to lift the round gray lid to find the letter box. Please put it back the way you found it. Thanks and have a great letter boxing day!