Conferences, Workshops, and Special Events

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Image: Spring Creek with Mrs. J.D. Johnson on Horseback (far right), Herd of Cattle in Background, 1913. Evelyn Cameron photographer, #PAc 90-87.G007-004

2018 Montana History Conference

The 2018 Montana History Conference, Rimrocks, Rivers, and Rolling Plains: History from the Yellowstone Valley, will be held in Billings September 27-29. Please join us, and our partners—the Billings Depot, Billings Public Library, Moss Mansion, Western Heritage Center, Yellowstone Corral of the Westerners, Yellowstone Historical Society, and Yellowstone County Museum—for this exciting gathering of history enthusiasts! Additionally, we greatly appreciate the essential financial support offered by the Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation, Estate of Patricia Hoksbergen, Montana History Foundation, Visit Billings, and Northern Broadcasting Network which helps make this conference possible.

Attention—Educators and Students! Apply for a Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation Scholarship.

Don’t miss out! Reserve a room at the Northern Hotel or nearby Dude Rancher Lodge, and be sure to ask for the special conference rate.

For more information, contact Joy Lewis at 406-444-1799 or

If you missed our previous History Conferences, you can listen to our session recordings.

Other Upcoming Events


A Taste of the Past: Gathering Montana’s Food Heritage, September 15, 2018, in Sidney

Montana & the Great War: Looking Back 100 Years, November 10, 2018, in Helena