Living History
Date 09/20/2019
Time9:00 AM  - 5:00 PM
Location Bannack State Park
Contact Dale Carlson
(406) 834-3413
DescriptionRelive the excitement of the Gold Rush era in Montana. This four-day event will depict the first 20 years of Bannack’s history. Demonstrations are historically researched, and accurately portrayed by Montana History “Live” Inc. in cooperation with Montana State Parks.

The program uses exhibits and artifacts to help visitors experience what it was like to live where the Montana Gold Rush began. See an 1862 placer mining camp, blacksmith, carpenter, general store, school house, saloon, boarding house, butcher shop, sewing shop, Sunday service in the old church and more historically accurate depictions of life in the early years of Bannack.

Discover what the old west was really like. Bannack’s Living History Program is a great field trip opportunity for teachers and students. Thursday and Friday, September 13 and 14 are excellent days to schedule a school trip. Reservations are required for schools so please call to arrange a time for your school to participate.