Montana's rich heritage is near and dear to my heart. My desire to learn about that history through the early inhabitants of the land leads to the opportunity to help tell the story of the growth of our society in the West. Reflecting upon the difficulties early peoples faced as they developed a civilization helps tell the story of 19th and 20th century America.
Long before archeologists positively identified the site of Lewis and Clark’s most famous camping site, Bill and Ramona Holt owned the land for their H Bar R Ranch, which specialized in longhorn cattle. Upon learning the sign