|An Evening with Pierre Cruzatte's Ghost|
|Date||Friday August 17, 2012|
|Time||8:00 PM - 9:00 PM|
Beavertail Hill State Park
Chris Neu; Vernon Carroll
Chris Neu - (406) 240-0155; Vernon Carroll - (406) 273-4253
|Description||Join Richard Baker, an author from Great Falls, for this program.
Pierre Cruzatte was a French-Indian boatsman and fiddler on the Lewis and Clark Expedition, and an intriguing individual. In this presentation his spirit, believing it is July 14, 1805, is surprised to encounter the audience. At first he is seriously concerned for the welfare of these unarmed people in Blackfeet and grizzly territory. He soon warms up to the audience and entertains them with yarns of the expedition and fiddle tunes of the era. The presentation draws the listener directly into the experiences of the exploration, making them feel they are actually sitting in a camp, listening to Pierre Cruzatte in
The park is 26 miles East of Missoula, off I-90 (exit 130)--follow signs to the park.