23 May, 2018

Coolidge Ghost Town

2018-05-23T12:50:47-06:00

COOLIDGE GHOST TOWN Abandoned Silver Mine Silver was discovered near a pair of elk horns high in the Pioneer Mountains in 1872 by a man named Preston Sheldon. The area became known as the Elkhorn district. More silver was discovered and soon prospectors started coming to the area. The town formed in 1914. Narrow gauge rail [...]

Coolidge Ghost Town2018-05-23T12:50:47-06:00
23 May, 2018

Bannack Ghost Town

2019-03-19T12:05:39-06:00

BANNACK GHOST TOWN Gold was struck near Grasshopper Creek in 1862 and the fledgling town of Bannack, Montana was founded. Bannack was named for the nearby Bannock Indians, however, a mistake in Washington forever named the town Bannack. In 1864, Bannack was briefly the territory capital before moving to Virginia City just a little [...]

Bannack Ghost Town2019-03-19T12:05:39-06:00
23 April, 2018

Pioneer Scenic Byway

2018-05-23T11:34:00-06:00

Pioneer Scenic Byway Montana Scenic Route The Pioneer Scenic Byway is an easy-to-drive, scenic route which travels through the Pioneer Mountains in the Beaverhead-Deer Lodge National Forest. 49 miles in length, plan on taking the day to enjoy the sites and the hikes that the scenic byway has to offer. The route takes you [...]

Pioneer Scenic Byway2018-05-23T11:34:00-06:00