Thompson Falls, Montana
History, Historic House, Historical Society
As the Northern Pacific railroad construction inched west and east, small towns grew around the construction including, from the north, Heron, Noxon, Trout Creek, White Pine, Belknap, Thompson Falls, Plains, Paradise, Perma, Dixon and others now obliterated from visible signs. Hot Springs and Camas, originally assigned to the Flathead Indians, was divided into homesteads beginning in 1910.
Art, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Library
Located at 400 Woodrose in Colstrip, MT, the Schoolhouse History and Art Center (SHAC) is established to provide the opportunity for cultural events, arts education and promotion, and to encourage and preserve the culture and history of Colstrip and the surrounding area.
Seeley Lake, Montana
History, Historical Society
Our big yellow tipi, is out front to highlight our connection with the first nations people from the other side of the mountain as well as our hunting history. Inside our 1920's horse barn you will find a different display in each (double) team stall showcasing some point of our history.
Seeley Lake, Montana
General, History, Science, Specialized
Smokejumpers are highly trained specialists who parachute into remote areas of national forests to fight the spread of wildfires. The nation's largest training base for smokejumpers is located in Missoula. The remodeled (1992) visitor center at the depot offers updated displays, dioramas and videos related to fire suppression. Guided tours are given of the parachute loft and training facilities.
Children's, History, Library, Natural History, Nature Centers, Park, Science, Specialized
Swan Ecosystem Center (SEC) is a nonprofit community group in the Swan Valley of northwestern Montana. People with diverse perspectives learn about the watershed and are involved in land management on public and private land. SEC helps people work together to sustain the valley's natural resources and rural and wild characteristics.
Big Timber, Montana