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MHS Portrait Exhibit Shows Eclectic Slice of Montanans

The Montana Historical Society’s newest exhibit, Who Speaks to You? Portraits from the Permanent Collection, includes an eclectic mix of paintings, juxtaposed to encourage visitors to look at portraits in a new way.

Opportunity Bank of Montana Pledges $100,000 to Montana Heritage Center Project

Opportunity Bank of Montana announces a $100,000 pledge to the Montana Historical Society for the state’s new Montana Heritage Center.

MHS Honors Three with Heritage Keeper Awards

Three people are being honored with the Montana Historical Society’s Heritage Keeper Awards for their exemplary commitment, effort and impact in identifying and preserving Montana’s historical and cultural heritage for current and future generations.

MONTANA – Construction is set to begin on the Montana Heritage Center project. The block of 6th Avenue between North Roberts Street and North Sanders Street will permanently close on Tuesday, September 29, 2020 so that construction work can begin. This street closure will allow Sletten...
Montana State Historic Preservation Office Awarding Eight Preservation Grants

The Montana Historical Society’s State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) is awarding eight grants totaling more than $430,000 through its Revitalizing Montana’s Rural Heritage (RMRH) grant program.

Liberty County Bridge Nominated for National Register

Liberty County’s Pugsley’s Bridge, which is Montana’s only cable-stayed suspension bridge, is nominated for inclusion in the National Register of Historic Places.

Monarch Depot Area Nominated for Historic District Designation

Monarch’s wine-red Great Northern Railway Depot and two additional nearby structures are being recommended for inclusion in the National Register of Historic Places as a historic district.

Comedian Red Skelton on stars’ political activism, Psychologist Joyce Brothers on being called a “women’s libber” and TV announcer Ed McMahon on preparing for performing are just a couple tidbits included in the Montana Historical Society’s newest offerings on its...
MONTANA – The Department of Administration today announced the selection of a contractor for the new Montana Heritage Center. Proposals for construction were received in May and Sletten Construction of Great Falls was successfully awarded the construction contract. Six Montana...
Be Kind and Unwind during the Free MHS Leap of Kindness Celebration

Experience Montana history for free February 28-29 as the Montana Historical Society waives its admission fee during the two-day Leap of Kindness celebration.

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