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BUTTERFLY LODGE
MUSEUM 1914

A House Museum in Greer, AZ

Listed on The National Register of Historic Places

The History of Butterfly Lodge

Butterfly Lodge was built in 1913 and occupied in 1914. The log cabin's name "Apuni Oyis" in Blackfeet was inspired by the countless butterflies in the meadows surrounding the cabin. It was built by John Butler for James W. Schultz as his hunting cabin, and later was the home of his son, Hart M. Schultz aka Lone Wolf. 

The lodge housed two colorful careers, the father's fashioned in words, and the son’s in painted images and sculptures of the West, both of which found inspiration from this little cabin and it’s surroundings.

We invite you to walk through our site, enjoy reading the history of these two talented men, see pictures and check out our calendar of events for this summer season!

Make plans to visit Greer and step back in time through this 100+ year old log cabin, with it’s original floors, windows, fireplace and many artifacts of James Schultz, Lone Wolf and his bride Naomah.

MISSION STATEMENT

"Educating the present and
Protecting the future by
Preserving the past."

BUTTERFLY LODGE
MUSEUM 1914

A House Museum in Greer, AZ

Listed on The National Register of Historic Places

The History of Butterfly Lodge

Butterfly Lodge was built in 1913 and occupied in 1914. The log cabin's name "Apuni Oyis" in Blackfeet was inspired by the countless butterflies in the meadows surrounding the cabin. It was built by John Butler for James W. Schultz as his hunting cabin, and later was the home of his son, Hart M. Schultz aka Lone Wolf. 

The lodge housed two colorful careers, the father's fashioned in words, and the son’s in painted images and sculptures of the West, both of which found inspiration from this little cabin and it’s surroundings.

We invite you to walk through our site, enjoy reading the history of these two talented men, see pictures and check out our calendar of events for this summer season!

Make plans to visit Greer and step back in time through this 100+ year old log cabin, with it’s original floors, windows, fireplace and many artifacts of James Schultz, Lone Wolf and his bride Naomah.

MISSION STATEMENT

"Educating the
present and
Protecting the
future by
Preserving
the past."

GET TO KNOW BUTTERFLY LODGE MUSEUM

A Step Back Into Our Past - A Step Forward Into Our Future

APPLEWHITE PAVILION

A beautiful outdoor venue for any event including:
weddings, receptions, educational, parties, corporate, etc.

GIFT SHOP

Unique, carefully selected items.
What treasures will you find?

VOLUNTEER

Get Involved - Have Fun
Help Preserve Our History

EVENTS

See What's Coming Up
At The Museum & In Greer AZ

CONTACT US

To Book Your Next AMAZING Event!

GET TO KNOW
BUTTERFLY
LODGE MUSEUM

A Step Back Into Our Past
A Step Forward Into Our Future

APPLEWHITE PAVILION

A beautiful outdoor venue for any event including:
weddings, receptions, educational, parties, corporate, etc.

GIFT SHOP

Unique, carefully selected items.
What treasures will you find?

VOLUNTEER

Get Involved - Have Fun
Help Preserve Our History

EVENTS

See What's Coming Up
At The Museum & In Greer AZ

CONTACT US

To Book Your Next AMAZING Event!

Why The Butterfly Lodge Museum?

There's something for everyone! From the young to the not-so-young; from locals to the many who visit beautiful Greer; from history buffs to folks planning a wedding, the Butterfly Lodge Museum is a diverse venue and an experience that can be enjoyed by everyone.

01. A Step Back In Time

Built in 1913 with local ponderosa pine & Douglas fir logs, the cabin has a rich and storied history.

02. Amazing Volunteer Opportunities

Being a part of the Butterfly Lodge Museum is fun, interesting and a great investment in our community.

03. A Unique Shopping Experience

Our gift shop is one of a kind: unique gifts & treasures nestled in a beautiful alpine setting.

04. The Perfect Venue

Our Applewhite Pavilion is beautiful, functional and the perfect place for a wedding, party, coference or ??.

"Highly Recommend!"

"Was a really nice place for a wedding! Weather was beautiful that day! Highly Recommend!"

- Jovanna Herrera

"..neat place.."

"This is a neat place, breath of fresh air, nature and history."

- Jess Mason

"A Must See"

"If you're in the Greer area you gotta stop by. We met Donna, LuAnn and Ron - awesome people & the property is beautiful. Can't imagine a better place for a wedding or party."

- John Goldshot

"Highly Recommend!"

"Was a really nice place for a wedding! Weather was beautiful that day! Highly Recommend!"

- Jovanna Herrera

"..neat place.."

"This is a neat place, breath of fresh air, nature and history."

- Jess Mason

"A Must See"

"If you're in the Greer area you gotta stop by. We met Donna, LuAnn and Ron - awesome people & the property is beautiful. Can't imagine a better place for a wedding or party."

- John Goldshot

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