MHS Staff Picks

Montana's African American Heritage Resources
Explore the story maps, property inventories, lesson plans, census information, essays, first-person narratives, photographs, manuscript collections, and artifacts that help tell the story of Montana’s African American heritage.
Trips in Montana seemingly transport travelers through history – from ancient cultural landscapes to Modernist urban edifices. Whether hiking through Medicine Rocks State Park or taking in a show at Anaconda’s Washoe Theater, we encounter our heritage at every turn. Help us celebrate and identify places across the state that are important to you! This summer, we invite you to share your photographs of Montana’s places - and become a #MTtimetraveler.
Hooked: Fishing in Montana
Anglers around the state and country are hooked on fishing in Montana waters!
Connect with Montana The Magazine of Western History on Facebook
Visit our Facebook page for more information on topics and authors explored in our award-winning quarterly journal.
Digitized Montana Newspapers Online
Montana Newspapers and Chronicling America are two freely accessible resources designed specifically for digitized newspapers, offering improved search, browse, display, downloading and printing.
ExploreBig is a website and mobile app to help you discover Montana’s rich cultural resources. Curated by the Montana Historical Society, ExploreBig shares the history and architecture of selected buildings, neighborhoods, and cultural sites listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the nation’s official list of cultural resources deemed worthy of preservation.
Check out our YouTube channel!
At the Montana Historical Society, we record many of our public programs on a wide variety of topics relating to the Treasure State’s history and culture. We are excited to share them on YouTube.
Montana The Magazine of Western History
Published since 1951, Montana The Magazine of Western History showcases the people, places, and events that shaped the state and the western region.
Membership online
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