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A to Z Kids Stuff | Montana __ General information about Montana for kids including history resources. - From -

Find a Grave - Montana ___Brief biographies of 82 'famous' citizens, many with information about their claims to fame, causes of death and burial places, and photos. - Illustrated - From Find a Grave -

History of Montana __ "Archeological evidence has shown indigenous peoples lived in the area for thousands of years. For example, rock art in Pictograph Cave six miles (10 km) south of Billings has been dated, showing human presence in the area more than 2,100 years ago."  An encyclopedic article with links to related materials. - illustrated - From Wikipedia -

Lincoln Created the Montana Territory ___An overview of the history of Montana between 1864 and 1889. Topics include Custer's Last Stand and copper and gold. - Illustrated - From the Library of Congress -

List of people in Montana history __ List of notable Montanans. - From Wikipedia -  


Montana ___A good overview of the history of Montana, plus statistics, demographic information, and links to "... selected famous natives and residents." - Illustrated - From Pearson Education, publishing as Infoplease -

Montana Ghost Towns ___These brief reports about this state's ghost towns are submitted by viewers. - Map - From -

Montana Historical Society __ Learn about the museum and the organization goals, accomplishments and membership information. - illustrated - From -  

Montana History ___Several interesting articles can be found here, plus a selection of pages geared to tourists who prefer historic sites. - Illustrated - From Travel Montana -

Montana History __  "Native Americans have inhabited this land for thousands of years. 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..." Articles, photos, resources and more. - illustrated - From -


Montana: History ___Topics include fur trading, the Sioux resistance and statehood. - Text only - From The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. - 
Montana History ___An overview of the history of Montana from the days of the dinosaur to the present. - Text only - From Jim Loy - 

Montana History Foundation __ "Established in 1985, the Montana History Foundation seeks to preserve the legacy of Montana's past. With an eye on the future, the Foundation's central goal is to generate public support to save the rich cultural heritage and historic resources of Montana."  Learn about the organization, goals, accomplishmenets and membership - illustrated - From -

Montana — Articles, Video, Pictures and Facts __ Great general overview and a wealth of additional resources. - illustrated - From -  

Montana Pioneers ___Here you'll find 25 interesting stories about individuals who were early settlers in Montana- Some illustration - From Mt Pioneers - 

Montana State History __ A good overview of Montana history plus a variety of resources. Includes access to the state's geography, government, national parks, facts, and more. - From -

Montana Vigilantes ___"This site is dedicated to finding and disseminating the truth about the Montana Gold Camp Vigilantes, who hanged 22 victims in January and February of 1864. You will find complete books and articles, scanned in legally and converted to hypertext." - Illustrated - From Louis Schmittroth - 


MT KIDS: Montana's Past ___Well, here's a site that's just perfect for a rainy day. The webmaster tells us that his website "... highlights facts about Montana, presents information about the state’s history, natural resources, activities, attractions and other “cool topics” that will help its users learn about the state. The history topics run down the left side of your screen ... click almost anywhere on the other edges of your screen to link to some great information for other topics. - Illustrated - From Travel Montana - 

Remembering Butte's Chinatown ___Excellent article about Chinese immigration to Butte and their history there. - Illustrated - By Carrie Schneider -

The US50 - A Guide to the State of Montana ___A general overview of the history of Montana and brief biographies of historic figures. - Text only - From Erik Schubach and -

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