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Montana “Must-See” ここは絶対に見るべき!!    モンタナ州の簡単な紹介 

Montana Map +

12502 170326  The steamboat Yellowstone heads for Montana - Mar 26, 1832 -

Flathead Lake, near Kalispell

Giant Springs, Great Falls

Glacier National Park, Libby        Glacier 国立公園
Going-to-the-Sun Highway
* 5 live zones: grassland, deciduous forest, coniferous forest, alpine tundra, and glacial ice
* Wildlife: Bighorn Sheep, Rocky Mountain Goats, Grizzly Bears, Cougars, Wolverines
2593 130717  Glacier National Park, Montana, USA  / Canada  Glacier National Park, Montana - Bing Images
2471 130708  Glacier National Park - Glacier National Park, Montana
Glacier National Park Intro - YouTube  |  RV TRIP TIP Glacier National Park - Going to the Sun Road - YouTube
Glacier National Park DVD part 1 - YouTube  |  Glacier National Park DVD part 2  |  Glacier National Park DVD part 3

Glacier - Wikipedia
5613 140409  Top 10 Places to See Before They Disappear on MSN Video
For USA, Honorable Mentions: Alaskan Tundra, Alaska, #6 Glacier National Park, Montana

8986 150411-0412  Travel Channel names the best family adventures for 2015 -  04/10/2015
Alaska, Glacier National Park, Montana, Panama, Peru, the Galapagos, Canada's west coast, Tokyo, Japan, and St. Lucia

Grasshopper Glacier, Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness

Kootenai National Forest, Libby

The Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail Interpretive Center, Great Falls   Lewis and Clark

Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument (Custer’s Last Stand, 1876)

Miles City Jaycee Bucking Horse Sale
, Miles City    3rd weekend in May
Miles City, Montana - Bucking Horse Sale - YouTube  |  Bucking Horse Sale - Wild Horse Race - YouTube

* National Bison Range, Moiese 
        See our Bison Ranch photos

Virginia City restored ghost town


* Montana State Nickname:  
“The Treasure State”, “Big Sky Country”

Dude Ranches (Wyoming, Montana, and the Dakotas)

Most scenic drive in America: U.S. 212 Red Lodge to Cooke City through Beartooth range

1862- : Gold, Silver, Coal, and Copper - one of the world’s largest copper deposits, “the richest hill on earth.”

Petrified Wood Photo:  1a / 1b (Up-Close)

* Famous People
Gary Cooper, Charles M. Russell, and more. Click
here more famous people in Montana.

13858 180122    born 1810    Dull Knife (or Morning Star) 
Chief Dull Knife makes last fight for freedom - Jan 22, 1879 -
Morning Star (chief) - Wikipedia  (Cheyenne: Vóóhéhéve; also known by his Lakota Sioux name Tȟamílapȟéšni or its translation, Dull Knife) (1810 – 1883) was a great chief of the Northern Cheyenne people and headchief of the Notameohmésêhese ("Northern Eaters"; also simply known as Ȯhmésėhese or "Eaters") band on the northern Great Plains during the 19th century.
Dull Knife Battle - November 25, 1876 - YouTube
Crazy Horse, Dull Knife and Fort Robinson, Nebraska - May 19, 2017 - Travels With Phil - YouTube

Wyoming  |  Montana
Native Americans

The steamboat Yellowstone heads for Montana - Mar 26, 1832 -
Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site - Wikipedia
John Jacob Astor - Wikipedia  July 17, 1763 – March 29, 1848, born Johann Jakob Astor, a German–American businessman, merchant, real estate mogul and investor who mainly made his fortune in fur trade and by investing in real estate in or around New York City.

Montana  |  North Dakota

Henry Plummer is elected sheriff of Bannack, Montana - May 24, 1863 -
born 1832    Henry Plummer
The Hanging of Henry Plummer - YouTube
Stories of the Century HENRY PLUMMER complete show - YouTube
Henry Plummer - Wikipedia
 1832–1864, a prospector, lawman, and outlaw in the American West in the 1850s and 1860s, who was known to have killed several men, some in what was considered self-defense.
Maine  |  Montana

Outlaws  |  Wild West  (Old West)

Indians defeat Custer at Little Big Horn - Jun 25, 1876 -
Native Americans

Battle of the Little Bighorn - Wikipedia  Montana
FULL movie Custer's Last Stand, 1991 - YouTube
The Battle for Little Big Horn (A Good Day To Die) - YouTube

George Custer Biography
George Armstrong Custer - Wikipedia  December 5, 1839 – June 25, 1876, a United States Army officer and cavalry commander in the American Civil War and the American Indian Wars.

Sitting Bull Biography
Sitting Bull - Wikipedia  1831 – December 15, 1890, a Hunkpapa Lakota holy man who led his people as a tribal chief during years of resistance to United States government policies.
SITTING BULL DOCUMENTARY FILM (Sitting Bull A Stone in My Heart) - YouTube

Crazy Horse Biography
Crazy Horse - Wikipedia  1840 – September 5, 1877, a Native American war leader of the Oglala Lakota. He took up arms against the U.S. Federal government to fight against encroachments on the territories and way of life of the Lakota people, including leading a war party to victory at the Battle of the Little Bighorn in June 1876.

Crazy Horse Memorial bigger than Mount Rushmore - YouTube   South Dakota 
Photos: American Indian Festival  |  Powwow
Native Americans

Nez Perce fight Battle of Big Hole - Aug 09, 1877 -
Big Hole River - Wikipedia  Montana
Chief Joseph Speech - Nez Perce - YouTube
Chief Joseph surrenders - YouTube
Chief Joseph - Wikipedia 
March 3, 1840 – September 21, 1904, a leader of the Wal-lam-wat-kain (Wallowa) band of Nez Perce, a Native American tribe of the interior Pacific Northwest region of the United States, in the latter half of the 19th century.
Oregon, Idaho, and Washington

Native Americans

Montana | Billings | Missoula | Great Falls  |  Butte | Bozeman  | Helena (Capital) |
Largest Cities in Montana  


Top 10 Montana Attractions | Top Rated Montana Tourist Attractions

2471 130708  Glacier National Park - Glacier National Park, Montana
Glacier National Park Intro - YouTube  |  RV TRIP TIP Glacier National Park - Going to the Sun Road - YouTube
Glacier National Park DVD part 1 - YouTube  |  Glacier National Park DVD part 2  |  Glacier National Park DVD part 3
our National Park page

7516 141024  Photos: Fall in Montana -- National Geographic Travel
Autumn foliage in the national parks  MSN Weather

Europe in autumn  MSN Weather
Minnesota's Fall  |  National Parks


More Events
for example, check out this site

7671 141109  9 of the Deepest Holes in the World  MSN Travel, Condé Nast Traveler, 11/04/2014
Berkeley Pit, Butte, Montana
, Bingham Canyon Open Pit Copper Mine (Kennecott Copper Mine), Salt Lake City, Utah, Diavik Diamond Mine, Northwest Territories, Canada, and more

7543 141027  Best Places to Retire -  TIME, Daniel Bortz and Sarah Max
Best Place to Keep Costs Low - Winner: Bella Vista, Arkansas; Runner-Ups: Sioux Falls, South Dakota and Morgantown, West Virginia
Best Place for an Encore Career - Winner: Iowa City, Iowa; Runner-Ups: Bozeman, Montana and Casper, Wyoming
Best Place for a Well-rounded Retirement - Winner: Northfield, Minnesota; Runner-Ups: Belingham, Washington and Manchester, New Hampshire

States & D.C.

7789 141121  What's America's Booziest State?   Yahoo Food, Dave Infante and Chris Kolmar, Thrillist, 11/20/2014
1.  Oregon, 2.  Colorado, 3.  Alaska, 4.  Montana, 5.  Vermont, 6.  Wisconsin, 7.  Washington, 8.  Nevada, 9.  Wyoming, 10.  Maine, ...
41.  Florida, 42.  Oklahoma, 43.  South Carolina, 44.  Maryland, 45.  Tennessee, 46.  Georgia, 47.  Utah, 48.  Alabama, 49.  Mississippi, 50.  Arkansas
Mason-Dixon Line map and information  World Atlas
Bible Belt - Wikipedia
Booze blues: Utah's laws make it tricky to get a drink - Fox News  Alicia Acuna, 01/31/2013
Contiguous United States - Wikipedia  the 48 adjoining U.S. states plus Washington, D.C. (federal district) ... The term excludes the non-contiguous states of Alaska and Hawaii and all off-shore United States territories and possessions
America, States & D.C.

*  Inge N. Dobelis (Project Editor): America: land of Beauty and Splendor (New York/Montreal: Reader’s Digest, 1992)
+  Laura Sutherland with Family Travel Forum: Amazing Places to Take Your Kids(Illinois: Publications International, Ltd., 2008)
v  Alma E. Guinness (Project Editor) et al: America A to Z (New York, USA: The Reader's Digest Association, 1997)
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^ “Our National Parks  -  Celebrating America’s Nature Splendor”, Life 9 (2009) No. 7 August 21

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