Even though Montana the state is much older, it's only been within the last 50 years that we have had a history consortium in our state.  Started in 1974, the group aims to keep track of our history in the state and counties, and update many of the archives that are housed at the state history museum in Helena, Montana.

This year, the party is about to get started in our capital city and you can attend!

Joining In on the 50th Anniversary of the Annual Montana History Conference

As the conference gets ready to celebrate 50 years of service to the state, the gathering will be, according to their website, a collective experience:

to explore underrepresented facets of regional history. To recognize that the past is a continuum and its people, events, successes, and failures perpetually affecting our present and future. With this year’s “Building on the Past” theme, we’ll continue to bridge the past, present, and future. Through lectures, panel and roundtable discussions, tours, and workshops. All on an array of fascinating topics that encourage introspection

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How To Attend This Year's Celebrations for History in Montana

This year's conference convenes in Helena, Montana on September 28th, 29th and 30th of 2023.  They will be meeting at the original location for their very first meeting.  The Delta Colonial Inn in Helena is hosting just as they did in 1974 for the original group gathering.

If you would like to attend this year, you can check the website listed above or you can call them at 406-444-6843.  You can also email for more information at eve.bryan@mt.gov.

Sunflower Days, Applestem Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch, Craig Montana

Sunflower Days, Applestem Corn Maze, and Pumpkin Patch, Craig Montana

The Best Montana Cookbooks - Food and Cooking From Big Sky Country

Montana chefs and home cooks offer award-winning recipes that are distinctly Montana. Cookbooks can be found on just about every kind of culinary fare, from Bison BBQ to extensive fine dining recipes. Great food and hearty recipes have been a Montana tradition for generations. We were able to find all of these cookbooks locally or online. Enjoy!

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