Historical Sites

Historic St. Mary City
Site of the fourth permanent settlement in British North America and Montana's first capital.
Fort Benton
The birthplace of Montana
Montana History
200 years ago Lewis and Clark traversed what would one day be known as Montana.  Discovered in the 1860s, gold attracted men with visions of riches.  Outlaws, cattle, cowboys and railroads quickly followed.
Lewis & Clark Expedition
William Clark's inscription of his name and the date on the northeastern face of this huge rock formation is the only surviving physical evidence known
Little Bighorn Battlefield
This area memorializes one of the last armed efforts of the Northern Plains Indians to preserve their way of life. 
Big Hole Natl Battlefield
On August 9, 1877 gun shots shattered a chilly dawn on a sleeping camp of Nez Perce.
Historic Bridges
map of historic bridges in Montana
Natl Register of Historic Places
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  Historical Society
The Montana Historical Society - MdHS.org - Home of the Star Spangled Banner.