abc FOX Announces Cemetery Preservation Workshop

May 30, 2018

The Montana History Foundation invites you to a 3-day Cemetery Preservation Technology Workshop in Helena, June 21st – 23rd. Come meet Kayle, a specially-trained forensic canine who helps locate unmarked gravesites.  Learn more about the capabilities of ground penetrating radar, forensic archaeology, drone photography and more. The workshop is open to the public and the Read More »

Help secure painting in governor’s office

December 6, 2017

The Livezey Painting Acquisition Committee is seeking donations to help ensure the 6-by-8-foot painting hanging in the Montana Governor’s Office is placed in the permanent collection of the Montana Historical Society.  Titled “The Confluence – Headwaters of the Missouri,” the painting by Dale Livezey depicts the rivers that come together to form the Missouri River near Read More »

Grant Enables Museum to Install More Than 100 New Signs

October 13, 2017

A Montana History Foundation grant has enabled the Libby Heritage Museum to install 72 new signs aside their outdoor artifacts and plan to install 45 more before the museum opens for the season next spring. According to a news release, museum volunteer Marge Kroeger spent the summer researching historical descriptions for 120 of the museum’s Read More »

Big Sky Chronicles: Historic cemeteries in Montana

August 22, 2017

The Montana History Foundation recently announced it is receiving a grant from the National Park Service: one of 12 grants given nationwide and the only one in Montana. To watch the news report, click here:  Big Sky Chronicles

National Park Service’s National Center for Preservation Technology and Training Announces $386,000 in Grants

August 14, 2017

The National Park Service (NPS) announced today the award of $386,000 in grants to develop or adapt techniques that preserve historical sites and cultural heritage. The Preservation Technology and Training grants will fund projects that use modern methods to enhance historic preservation. Using a Preservation Technology & Training grant, the Montana History Foundation will hold Read More »