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Lovely website. Very interesting history. My family came from the Dillon area generations ago. I still have family laid to rest there. Thanks for the info and what a beautiful site.

Admin reply: Please visit our site regularly for updates on happenings at the Museum.


Added: March 19, 2012
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That is the most beautiful picture ever! Nice Job! Where can I get a higher resolution copy?

Admin reply: Some of the pictures on the site belong to the Museum and can be purchased for $5.00 + postage. Many are from the private collection of our very talented web master. I imagine you are referring to the beautiful picture of the Beaverhead Pioneers gathered above the Beaverhead Rock. This was created by the web master. You could inquire through his web site: www.glendalemontana.com which has a spot at the bottom of the home page for eMail.


Added: March 15, 2012
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I found your site while researching my family who lived in the areas of Glen, Montana. I will be in touch with some research requests. Do you charge for research and if so, how much? Paul

Admin reply: Our research assistants are members of the Beaver Head Hunters Genealogical Society and you can email them, attention Pat Darling, beaverheadhunters@gmail.com. The rates are very reasonable and, if you let Pat know what you are looking for, she can tell you if it is available and what the charge would be.


Added: February 7, 2012
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A million thanks to Maralyn, for visiting with us last week in the museum. We stopped by to show the kids the WWII exhibit and the Purple Heart, earned by Beaverhead County's Frank Buyan after his death in a POW camp in the Philippines. We ended up visiting with Maralyn, a native of our town, Littleton. She has just as much to share about our town as she does about Dillon! What a treasure! Maralyn, if you would send me an email regarding your house in Littleton, I need to know the corner it is on, and which house, as it seems the numbers have changed. See you all next time.

Added: July 18, 2011
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Thank you for your web site! I am a 'Gelhaus' decendent. Annie Sophia Gelhaus (John J.'s sister) was my Great Grandmother. I am hoping to get a copy of the History Book if possible. Sure wish I was closer to actually go look around the area. Thank you for making photos and info available to those of us who cannot get there.
Aloha!

Admin reply: The History of Beaverhead County Vol 1 & Vol 2 are available as a pair for $75 plus shipping. They can also be purchased separately.Please contact the Museum Store directly at beaverheadcountymuseum@gmail.com. Thanks you for your interest.


Added: March 31, 2011
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I've been looking through archives of Wisdom and the area around it. Specifically, I've been trying to find out more about the area or town of Bowen, Montana, where my father was born in August 1901. His father's name was Virgil McNight Dunbar. I have seen the name of Bowen on an old map, but haven't been able to find it since. The Lawrence family was listed as an early family in the Big Hole Valley and they were friends of the Virgil Dunbar family. Any info would be appreciated. Thanks.

Admin reply: If you would like to contact the Beaver Head Hunters genealogy group on this web page they have many records on families in Beaverhead County.

Lynn Giles
Museum Director


Added: January 6, 2011
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Looking forward to using your site/services very soon!

Randy
Descendant and member of both the Dart and Harckness families.


Added: December 22, 2010
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My wife and I are purchasing the old Creamery in Wisdom (located behind the Conover's Trading Post) and were curious if there is any history or old photos available of the building? Any information would be greatly appreciated. We really like your website.

Admin reply: We do have some photos of Wisdom and we will be happy to look for you to see if we can find photos of the Wisdom Creamery. You may contact us directly at bvhdmuseum@hotmail.com with your inquiry.

Thanks,
Lynn Giles
Museum Director


Added: December 8, 2010
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Where is Bannock City, Montana? I have a bunch of old photos and letters from Bannock City.

Admin reply: Dear Mr. Dempsey,
Bannock City was Montana's first Territroial Capital and is located near present day Dillon, Montana. It is now a State Park which hosts thousands of visitors each year. Bannock City derived it's name from the Bannock Indian Tribe but the United States Postal Service mistakenly changed the spelling to Bannack and the name has remained since. Please include your email address so that a member of the museum staff can contact you in regards to the old photos and letters should you be interested in sharing the contents with us. These would be extremely valuable in helping us peice together the area's history and provide us with a rare glimpse into our area's history.


Added: September 15, 2010
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I wanted to add your museum to my GPS system so that it would take me directly to the museum. No where on the web site could I find the address or directions to the museum. You know where it is, but it would help me to see an address.

Admin reply: Thank you for visiting our site. Here is our physical address for your "GPS" unit.

15 S. Montana Street
Dillon, MT.59725


Added: September 8, 2010
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