Category Archives: Montana

The History of Dillon Montana

Dillon is a lovely city that is located in the state of Montana. This city lies in Beaverhead County. It has a semi-arid climate and the winters are cold and dry. The summers are wet and hot. In 2010, this city was recognized as one of the prettiest towns in America.  This city has a very long

In the Shadow of Mountains

Arlee Montana, is placed in the shadow of Mission Mountains, there is nothing that can distract  that grandeur.  It is very small town, but alive with the history of its’ ancestors. You can not be in Arlee and not recognize that this was the home of the Salish. It is worth a visit here to

Residents Guide to Heron Montana

Heron is a lovely small town located about a quarter mile from the Clark Fork River in Sanders County, Montana. It is also less than five miles from the Montana – Idaho border. Highway 200 is just on the other side of the river from the town. The town is in the narrow river valley

Small Town Guide Drummond Mt

Drummond is a ranching community where common sights include cattle crossing the roadways – even in the downtown area. Drummond has an art museum, an antique store, and a nearby ghost town approximately twenty miles away in Garnet. For shoppers, it has two specialty stores: one selling quilts and another selling liquor and videos. Ranching

Plenty of Nooks and Crannies

Glacier National Park is one of America’s treasures. It’s beautiful. Much of the park remains remote and very primitive. On the other hand,  there are plenty of travelers enjoying the scenery. Sometimes it is hard to find solitude and a quiet out of the way spot for a picnic. Polebridge is at the far northwestern

Yee Haw Yall come Back now

Dillon JayCees, a volunteer organization spend a lion-share of their time to plan for Montana’s Biggest Weekend. For over 50 years they have been linking the rodeo, concerts, parade and other activities to the Beaverhead County Fair. People who lived in the area and have moved away often return to share this tradition. There have

Small Town Guide Drummond Mt

Drummond is very a small town that is located in the state of Montana in the county of Granite. If you are planning to visit this lovely area, then the Drummond Motel is located right in town and it offers excellent accommodations to visitors. This town lies at an elevation of 3948 feet above sea level. It spans an area

Residents Guide Pinesdale Montana

At an elevation of nearly 4,000 feet, Pinesdale is a place of fresh air and scenery. This small Montana town has a west border on the Bitterroot National Forest and is a little less than 10 miles from the Montana-Idaho border. US highway 93 is less than five miles away and Missoula is about 40

Small Town Guide Lonepine Mt

What makes a town? Is it a post office, a bar, a mayor or school? In the case of Lonepine Montana, the town in centered around the two things that are left. There is the Community Center and the stop sign. Lonepine is one of those modern day ghost towns. The locals call it a

Guide to the Native American Tribes in Montana

The original inhabitants of the area that is now called Montana were many Native American Tribes. These tribes included the Shoshoni Tribe, Sioux Tribe, Salish Tribe, Kootenai Tribe, Gros Ventre Tribe, Crow Tribe, Cheyenne Tribe, Blackfeet Tribe and the Assiniboine Tribe. Today, Montana has seven federally recognized Indian Tribes and they are the Blackfeet Nation, Chippewa Cree