Montana Historical Society
HELENA — Supporters of a bill funding the Montana Heritage Center, a new home for the Montana Historical Society, told legislators Tuesday that new and renovated facilities would provide the protection and space needed for thousands of pieces of history.
Almost every Montanan knows the name of the cowboy artist Charlie Russell.
Joe Medicine Crow is a World War II hero, a highly honored Montana historian and the first scholar to thoroughly document the Crow people’s story from buffalo culture to modern times.
HELENA — When the legislative session begins in January, the Montana Historical Society will have cash and financial pledges to demonstrate public support for a new building to better house portions of the state’s history.
Museum technician Vic Reiman adjusts the lighting in the Montana Historical Society's Montana Territorial Legacy exhibit.
HELENA — The Montana Historical Society will archive 150 episodes of a long-running public-radio program that interviews notable state figures and regular folks.
HELENA — Supreme Court Clerk Ed Smith said he will seek support for legislation to name the proposed Montana Heritage Center after former First Lady Betty Babcock.
The buffalo bull’s head crafted by cowboy artist Charlie Russell is a Montana symbol that has become more visible this year with the sesquicentennial of Russell’s birth. He would have been 150 on March 19.
150 years ago, four weary miners discovered gold, which would lead to the founding of the Queen City
HELENA — The sound of gold nuggets ringing in a prospector’s pan on the night of July 14, 1864, rang in the birth of Helena, which grew from a mining claim into Montana’s state capital.
At a significant point in Crow history, photographer Orlando Goff took a stately photograph of Chief Plenty Coups.
HELENA — What was it like for Chinese immigrants arriving in Montana?
HELENA — What are the things we carry? And what are the things that Montana ancestors carried and so cherished that they gifted them to the Montana Historical Society?
In the 1950s amid New York City’s bustling art scene, a handsome, dark-eyed painter made his mark as an abstract expressionist.
John Henry “Gatling Gun” Parker earned his moniker by providing the covering fire for Teddy Roosevelt’s immortal assault on San Juan Hill.
COLUMBUS — Who knew?
HELENA — The Montana Historical Society is going a little Hollywood with its historic collection of films and still photographs that will help tell the story of Sen. Lee Metcalf and his contributions to what he helped make “The Last Best Place.”
ALDER GULCH – We’ve all seen the Hollywood movie, no?
If 2013 is like last year, Montanans can expect to welcome more than 5 million travelers this summer and close to 11 million throughout the full year. This is great news for thousands of small businesses around the state.
HELENA — The Montana Historical Society came up empty again in its attempt to obtain money from the Legislature to proceed with plans to build its new Montana Heritage Center.
HELENA -- The Senate on Monday backed the long-range building bill paid for by cash and added back two university system projects that had been stripped out last week.