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April 2019

Confederates in Montana Territory: In the Shadow of Price’s Army

April 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Western Heritage Center, 2822 Montana Ave.
Billings, Montana 59101
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Confederate veterans and their families flocked to Montana Territory, their exile of choice, during and after the Civil War. Seeking…

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Copper King William A. Clark: A Verdrigis Legacy

April 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Western Heritage Center, 2822 Montana Ave.
Billings, Montana 59101
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A Verdigris Legacy: For more than a year, Bob Brock of Butte followed the trail of Montana Copper King William…

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May 2019

Fast Tracks to Paradise: How the Railroad Shaped the Town of Livingston, Montana

May 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Western Heritage Center, 2822 Montana Ave.
Billings, Montana 59101
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In Fast Tracks to Paradise, Paul Shea looks at how, beginning in 1883, the railroad’s plans for shops and a…

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Pints for Preservation Trivia Night

May 2 @ 5:00 pm

To celebrate Yellowstone Valley Gives we're hosting Pints for Preservation. Contribute to Western Heritage Center through Yellowstone Valley Gives and join…

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Swords Rimrock Park (History and Botany)

May 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Swords Park, Swords Park Dr
Billings, MT 59105 United States
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$10

Take a break from your routine and celebrate Billings’ magnificent Rimrocks with a stroll along the east end of Swords…

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What Happened to the News? [Humanities Montana]

May 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Western Heritage Center, 2822 Montana Ave.
Billings, Montana 59101
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Never has so much news been available. The trick is knowing how to find it—and how to judge its credibility.…

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Freedom of Speech Requires a Free Press

May 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Western Heritage Center, 2822 Montana Ave.
Billings, Montana 59101
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Thursday, May 16, 6:00 PM One of the most common complaints a newspaper editor hears is that she/he is violating…

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Bars, Brothels, and Bok Choy: Exploring Minnesota Avenue

May 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Western Heritage Center, 2822 Montana Ave.
Billings, Montana 59101
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$10

Billings’ South Side and Minnesota Avenue was filled with bars, brothels and even a Chinatown. We’ll wander the remnants of…

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McKinley School and North Elevation Neighborhood Architecture

May 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
9th & 32nd, N 32nd St & 9th Ave N
Billings, MT 59101 United States
$10

Take a walk with us through Yellowstone County’s first National Register residential district! We’ll explore the history and development of…

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Modern Revolution and Counterrevolution: Montana from the late 1960s through the 1990s

May 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Western Heritage Center, 2822 Montana Ave.
Billings, Montana 59101
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Chuck Johnson is a Great Falls native who covered most of this era as a journalist, working for 44 years…

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