Sun River Valley Historical Society

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News and Upcoming Events-

April 13-15, 2012--The annual Mullan Road Conference will commemorate the 150th anniversary of the completion of this famed road that extends from Fort Benton to Walla Walla and passes through the Sun River Valley and over Bird Tail Divide. The conference this year in Walla Walla , WA, is coordinated by Eastern Washington University and Walla Walla and will include a field trip along a portion of the Mullan Road as well as updates on Mullan Road developments. All are welcome to join this great chance to learn, share, and have fun along this pioneer interstate highway. For more information, please contact Ken Robison or a SRVHS officer.

Thursday, April 19, 2012—ANNUAL meeting. 7:30 p.m. at the Sun River Methodist Church. Elections. If you are interested in any office with the SRVHS, please let one of the officers or a member of the Board of Directors know. Your ideas, time, and talent are needed!

Wednesday, May 2nd, and Thursday, May 3rd—The Touchstone Project is coming to the Valley! This is a FREE workshop by the Montana Preservation Alliance and will help us learn how to preserve Valley history. All are welcome. Look for more information in your local newspapers.




Fort Shaw Officer's Quarters

Fort Shaw Wash House


Good Reads-

The SRVHS has a selection of excellent books available for purchase. To order books, please send your request and check to: SUN RIVER VALLEY HISTORICAL SOCIETY, P.O. Box 155, Sun River, MT 59483. Please include postage. Thank you. For more information about any of these books, please contact Emma Toman at 264-5572.

A Pictorial History of the SUN RIVER VALLEY. Hardbound. $30.00 plus $5.00 postage for a total of $35.00.

Pioneer Women by Linda Peavy and Ursula Smith. Soft cover. $22.00 plus $4.00 postage for a total of $26.00

Frontier Children by Linda Peavy and Ursula Smith. Soft cover. $20.00 plus $4.00 for a total of $24.00

Then and Now by early settler, Robert Vaughn. Soft cover. $15.00 plus $3.50 postage for a total of $18.50

Strength of Stone by Diane Elliott. $20.00 plus $4.50 postage for a total of $24.50

Dakota Sioux by Jeanne Eder. Especially for young readers. $25.00 plus $3.00 postage for a total of $28.00

Full-court Quest by Linda Peavy and Ursula Smith. 1904 World Championship Fort Shaw Indian School girls basketball team. Autographed copies are available! $30.00 plus $5.50 postage for a total of $35.50

The U.S. Army in Frontier Montana by Ronald Rockwell. $30.00 plus $5.50 postage for a total of $35.50

We Called Them Back. Family histories from the Newman Bench. $10.00

Indian Diaries from the Fort Shaw Indian School. Paperback, spiral bound. $8.00



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