Placer versus Quartz Mining -
Creating and Interpreting a Graph -
Learning from Historical Documents:
Emily Meredith to "Father," from Bannack, 1863
Letter from Cornelius
Hedges to "Parents," from Helena, 1865
Letter from E.W. Knight
to U.S. Attorney General, 1882, about Segregated Schools
Take a virtual tour of Bannack,
Montana's first territorial capital. Can you identify these
View pictures from several other
ghost towns, including Elkhorn, Garnet, Granite, Hecla, and
Use this interactive map to discover ghost towns near you.
What can archaeology teach us about the Chinese immigrants who lived
in mining camps?
Click here to find out.
Detail of photograph of Pioneer City, M.T., 1883,
photo by F. Jay Haynes, Montana Historical Society Photo Archives,
Haynes Foundation Coll. H-1098