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The Latest at the Museum

Check in on the Curator's Corner for the latest musings about what is happening at the museum.

A bike ride to celebrate America’s birthday…

Jul 21, 2014
A couple weeks ago, I headed up to Glacier National Park to bike the Going-to-the-Sun Road from Apgar Village to Logan Pass. My friend and I had planned the trip nearly two months beforehand, had taken time off from work, had tuned up our bikes, aired out our sleeping bags, stocked up on granola. Because […]
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The Flags over Iwo Jima: What’s Fort Missoula’s Connection?

Jul 2, 2014
This week, millions of American flags will be raised across the country to commemorate the signing of the Declaration of Independence 238 years ago. As my own small tribute to the founding fathers, I decided to take a look at Fort Missoula’s collection of American flags and compile some kind of survey, sharing photos and […]
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Discovering what it means to be a lookout! And more about Sliderock Lookout

Jun 27, 2014
This weekend, from June 27th through the 29th, Darby, Montana will be hosting the annual Forest Fire Lookout Association’s Western Regional Conference—perfect timing as we dive deeper into Fort Missoula’s own historic lookout with a real lookout as our guide! This afternoon, my friend Allison Linville swung by Fort Missoula on her way home from […]
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