Special Event: Revisiting Montana 1889 Facebook Group will host Ellen Baumler’s presentation on “The Chinese in Montana: Our Forgotten Pioneers” on Thursday, August 8 at 2:00 p.m. at the Butte-Silver Bow Public Archives. Ellen’s talk is followed by a visit to the Mai Wah Museum dedicated to the Chinese legacy in the Mining City. Participants can also enjoy dinner at the Pekin Noodle Parlor. Ellen’s presentation is part of Humanities Montana’s Montana Conversations.
The Facebook group will focus on John Wesley Powell, Deaf Bull, Charles Broadwater, and Nannie Alderson in August. The Montana Historical Society hosts this lively, monthly conversation based on Humanities Montana’s Executive Director Ken Egan’s book Montana 1889: Indians, Cowboys, and Miners in the Year of Statehood. Royalties from books sales support the programs and grants of Humanities Montana.