Hugus-Ferguson Building: Future Home of Carbon County Museum & Research Center

Author C. J. Box Partners to Support Hugus-Ferguson Building Renovations

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New York Times Bestselling author C. J. Box is partnering with Carbon County Museum Foundation to raise funds for renovations to the Hugus-Ferguson Building. Carbon County Museum Foundation will be the only vendor worldwide for autographed collector’s “Box Sets” of the first fifteen titles in the Joe Pickett Series. The foundation is also selling autographed copies of C. J. Box’s newest novel, Off the Grid, which hit shelves on March 8, 2016. Fans can support local history and catch up on the latest in the western thriller serials simultaneously by purchasing through Carbon County Museum Foundation.

Autographed copies of all C. J. Box titles can be purchased at Carbon County Museum or on Carbon County Museum Foundation’s storefront.

To learn more or order your copy today, stop by 904 West Walnut Street in Rawlins, or call (307) 328-2740.

About CJ Box

C. J. Box is the New York Times bestselling author of twenty novels including the Joe Pickett series. He won the Edgar Alan Poe Award for Best Novel (Blue Heaven, 2009) as well as the Anthony Award, Prix Calibre 38 (France), the Macavity Award, the Gumshoe Award, the Barry Award, and the 2010 Mountains & Plains Independent Booksellers Association Award for fiction. The novels have been translated into 27 languages.  Open Season, Blue Heaven, Nowhere To Run, andThe Highway have been optioned for film and television. Over ten million copies of his novels have been sold in the U.S. alone.

Box is a Wyoming native. He and his wife, Laurie have three daughters. When Box isn’t touring, he and Laurie split their time between homes in Cheyenne and Riverside.

The new Hugus-Ferguson facility will include:

You will receive this certificate to give as a gift when you make a tax-deductible donation of fifty dollars or more in the name of a friend or family member.

  • Rans Baker Research Center
  • Downtown Visitor Center
  • Climate-Controlled Collections Storage
  • Enlarged Children’s Area
  • Expanded Exhibit Spaces

Work has begun

  • Asbestos Abatement Complete
  • Schematic Design & Design Development Complete
  • Floorplans Finalized (Click to view or download pdf)
  • Clean Up and Removal of Debris has Commenced
  • Contract with Pahl Architecture Signed
  • Construction Phase Plan Being Developed
  • Expanded Exhibits Being Designed

You will receive this certificate and a place on our donor wall in your name with any tax-deductible donation of fifty dollars or more.

How You Can Help:

  • Click on DONATE and make a donation using a credit card on our secure server.
  • Send check or money order to Carbon County Museum, 904 W. Walnut St., Rawlins WY 82301.
  • Stop in to the museum to make your contribution in person.


Thank you to all of our granting organizations for their generous support!






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