Virginia City in Southwest Montana

Virginia City offers one of the most fascinating stories of any town in Southwest Montana. At one time the most important city in the Territory and little more than a ghost town at another, today Virginia City provides one of the most well preserved and approachable glimpses into Montana’s gold rush days. […]

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Bannack Days

Bannack was founded in 1862 when John White discovered gold on Grasshopper Creek. As news of the gold strike spread many prospectors and businessmen rushed to Bannack hoping to strike it rich. In 1864, Bannack was named as the first Territorial Capital of Montana. Bannack Days is held the third weekend in July. […]

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St. Lou is … One

St. Louis is an independent city and a major United States port in eastern Missouri. The city was developed along the western bank of the Mississippi River, which forms Missouri’s eastern border with Illinois. The St. Louis metropolitan area is the largest metropolitan area in the state of Missouri. […]

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