Montana Historical Society

Big Sky ~ Big History

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Mining

Irish-American Lives


Book talk by Alan Noonan

Based on his book Mining Irish-American Lives, Alan Noonan will speak on the lives of Irish immigrants and the communities they formed in the American West.

Part of the Montana Historical Society Lecture Series

Thursday, March 7
6:30 p.m.
Lewis & Clark Library
120 S Last Chance Gulch, Helena

Photos of Alan Noonan and his book cover 'Mining Irish-American Lives'

50 Things I Know About

Montana History


Presentation by Kirby Lambert

Join Kirby as he shares fifty insights—sometimes serious, but more often not—in a fast-paced romp through the Treasure State’s past.

Part of the Montana Historical Society Lecture Series

Wednesday, March 13
1:00 p.m.
Touchmark
915 Saddle Dr, Helena

Photo of Kirby Lambert in front of Charles Russsell's 'When the Land Belonged to God' painting

An Archaeological Perspective on

High Altitude Stone Alignments


Presentation by Jen Ryan

Join U.S. Forest Service archaeologist Jen Ryan for a presentation on her current research into high altitude stone alignments, unique rock features that are located primarily on ridgetops.

Part of the Montana Historical Society Lecture Series

Thursday, March 21
6:30 p.m.
Lewis & Clark Library
120 S Last Chance Gulch, Helena

Scenic view of forest and mountains

Free Admission

at the

Original Governor's Mansion

304 N Ewing St, Helena, MT

See the schedule below for the remainder of the Fall/Winter season.

Fall/Winter Hours

Continuing through May 15
Saturdays only:
Tours at 12, 1, 2, and 3
Closed holidays.

Tour capacity is 20 people. There is no admission fee, and admission is on a first-come, first-served basis - no advanced reservations.

Can't make it? Visit this historic home with a virtual tour of the Original Governor's Mansion or view a twenty-minute video tour.

Original Governor's Mansion Helena, Montana

From Our Collection: Montana's Charlie Russell