Workers of the World Who Came to Butte
Date Friday July 20, 2012
Time8:00 PM  - 9:00 PM
Location Beavertail Hill State Park
Contact Chris Neu; Vernon Carroll
Chris Neu - (406) 240-0155; Vernon Carroll - (406) 273-4253
DescriptionShift change in Butte was a shuffling rumble of thousands of men from Wales, Finland, Austria, Ireland, Croatia, Italy,China, Syria, Cornwall, every state in the United States, and just about everywhere else. Butte was always open: Italian supper clubs in Meaderville, boarding houses in Finntown, the Columbia gardens, streetcars, the joints uptown, and everybody's kitchens. Satterly, descendant of early Butte families, takes the audience to ethnic Butte in the Roaring Twenties and Dirty Thirties through this in-costume Chautauqua performance.

Thomas G. Satterly, storyteller and Environmental Sciences Department manager of the University of Montana Western, Dillon, will lead this program.

The park is 26 miles East of Missoula, off I-90 (exit 130)--follow signs to the park.