May 2017

Sedition in Gallatin County

Sugar, the Kaiser and Two Years Imprisonment

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 years…

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April 2017

Lewis and Clark Caverns Montana’s First State Park

From Private Tourism to National Monument to State Park

Cindy Shearer

We know that Native Americans did know of the caverns hundreds of years ago, as the stories of the steaming mountain are mentioned in their oral histories. Although the caverns are now named for Lewis and Clark, we also know that Lewis and Clark…

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