Between 1909 and 1918, the homestead boom and expansion of the logging industry dramatically increased traffic in northwest Montana. governments aggressively worked to meet heightened transportation needs by building better roads and bridges. In…

Cornelius Kelley and Orvis Evans, aspiring young attorneys for the Anaconda Copper Mining Company, purchased this former homestead site in 1908 as a seasonal family retreat. Both men rose to positions of great power and wealth. Kelley became…

In 1920, the local Rod and Gun Club purchased this acre of land as the site for a community building. Constructed twelve years later, the Swan River Community Hall has served as a locus for valley residents, who gathered here for school functions,…