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Keeping up with the Past!
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2019 Montana History Conference

The 2019 Montana History Conference will be held in Helena September 26-28 where we will be Keeping up with the Past! Please join us for this exciting gathering of history enthusiasts!  We greatly appreciate the essential financial support offered by our sponsors—Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation, Estate of Patricia Hoksbergen, Montana History Foundation, and Montana Preservation Alliance—which helps make this conference possible.

Full conference brochure

Register today!

Attention—Educators and Students! We have information about applying for a Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation Scholarship.

Don’t miss out!  Reserve a room at the Delta Hotels Helena Colonial or nearby Super 8 by Windham, 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.

More Professional Development Opportunities

The Montana Historical Society has introduced a new program: Teacher Leaders in History. Eleven elementary and middle school teachers from across the state, who have received training on the Montana Historical Society resources and are versed in best practices for history education, are available to provide professional development. Looking for a presenter at your school? Learn more.