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Archive | January, 2011

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Montana Winter Fair-Quilt Show

It’s called the Montana Winter Fair and it will take place in several areas of Lewistown, MT this coming weekend. But, judging for the quilt show portion of the winter fair has already happened. This quilt was so unique and I decided it would be a fun one to use in my blog. And, as you can see, […]

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History Museum Features Glacier Exhibit

Two exhibits at The History Museum in Great Falls, MT are related – one is of trains and specifically the Great Northern Railroad, the other is of Glacier National Park whose existence would have been vastly different if the railroad had not come through the area. The railroad follows closely along US Highway 2 and […]

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Buffalo Hide at The History Museum

One very prominent display I saw at The History Museum in Great Falls the other day was very captivating. The tanned buffalo hide certainly tells a story, many stories in fact. It’s a beautiful way to depict Native American ways of communication, storytelling and expression. Jim Meinert, executive director of The History Museum, pointed our […]

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Checking Out The History Museum

Today I had a meeting at Great Falls’ History Museum. It was a great opportunity to tour the museum and check out some of their updated displays. The History Museum building was originally built as an implement dealership. The back of the building has an old freight elevator and some pretty impressive loading docks. To […]

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Great Weather for Art Walk

The monthly First Friday Art Walk in Great Falls this weekend had great weather, perfect for strolling along Central Avenue. We decided to stop first at one location we had never been to, Studio 706, about three blocks off Central. It’s a small house with most of the furniture removed, and it worked great to showcase […]

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