Montana Veterans Memorial

On April 27, 2018, the (Great Falls) History Museum will present the Montana Veterans Memorial with the “Legacy Award” for its preservation of Montana history. “The nation which forgets its [...]

Women of Black Butte Copper

By Maggie Johnston While the cultural imagery of mining may still evoke a predominantly male impression, you wouldn’t notice this if you stopped in for a visit or tour at the White Sulphur [...]

The Carousel Rest Area of Shelby

A rest area isn’t a place that people typically enjoy to visit. You use the bathroom, stretch your legs, and maybe take your dog for a walk. Generally, it’s a short and easily forgettable [...]

Yucca Theatre

Hysham’s Yucca Theatre is a head turner to be sure. This mission-style building is unlike most architecture you’ll find in Montana—or the northwestern United States for that matter. Built in [...]

Eye of the Needle

“I should have thought that nature had attempted here to rival the human art of masonry, had I not recollected that she had first began her work.” – Meriwether Lewis For generations, the Eye of [...]

Seeley Lake

From bass to bluegills, whitefish, perch, rainbows, bull trout, and kokanee salmon, Seeley Lake is a fisherman’s paradise—over 1,000 acres of glacially-formed lake to cast a line in. Various [...]

Gibson Dam

Twenty-five miles northwest of Augusta is the impressive Gibson Dam. Standing at 199 feet high and 960 feet long, the structure was built in the late 1920s as part of the Sun River Project. [...]


Of Montana’s many, many historic businesses, the Polebridge Mercantile may be among the most photographed. With its decorative pressed metal siding and false front façade adorned with large, [...]