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October 2017

Montana History with a Modern Twist

Clubfoot George

by Pat Hill

Clubfoot George met his fate at the end of a Vigilante Association’s hangman’s noose in Virginia City over 150 years ago, and last June, nearly 50 members of his family gathered in that old Montana mining town to remember their…

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May 2017

Sedition in Gallatin County

Sugar, the Kaiser and Two Years Imprisonment

by Kelly Hartman

On April 11, 1918 Frank McVey, a laborer from Illinois, stepped into a Logan restaurant, about 25 miles from Bozeman. His complaint about sugar and a comment in support of the Kaiser landed him in the local jail. He would spend the next three…

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