September 12

posted Sep 12, 2014, 6:02 AM by   [ updated Aug 18, 2015, 8:44 AM by Travis Pollok ]

1878 On September 12, 1878, the Hayden Party, which spent the season exploring the thermal features of Yellowstone, left their camp at Mammoth for Yellowstone Lake. They viewed Mount Everts much of the day. Mount Everts was named by the Washburn party, 1870, for Everts, a member who was lost and found after 30 days of harrowing experiences. 

1887 The Archer Post Office was established on September 12, 1887.  In the early 1900's as a result of the dry farming occurring in the region, an experimental station was established at Archer. 

1919  The post office at Bill, Wyoming was established on September 12, 1919. 

1919  On September 12, 1919 the grand opening of the Hot Springs County Carnegie Library was held.

1995  The Chief Joseph Scenic Highway was dedicated on September 12, 1995.