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Travelers' Rest State Park Storytelling Series Set for March

Montana State Parks - Region 2

Tue Feb 28 17:54:00 MST 2012

Visit Travelers' Rest State Park near Lolo this March and take part in the age-old Salish tradition of sharing history through storytelling during the cold winter months. The one-hour programs begin at 11a.m. on all Saturdays.

The program line-up is as follows:
March 3: Campfire Tales, Tom Schenarts, Retired US Forest Service Ranger
March 10: Charles M Russell, Richard Ellis, Historian, Humanities MT
March 17: Northern Plains Lifestyle, Kae Cheatham, Author, Humanities MT
March 24: Salish Stories, Tony Incashola, Salish Culture Committee Director
March 31: Language & Oral History, Panel discussion

For a complete line-up of the Winter Storytelling Series, visit the Travelers’ Rest website at, email or call 406-273-4253.

Admission to the programs is $4 per adult, and children under 18 and all current Travelers’ Rest Preservation and Heritage Association (TRPHA) members are free. All programs are held at the Holt Museum and Visitors Center at Travelers’ Rest State Park. To reach the park, travel approximately ½ mile west of Lolo on Highway 12.

The Winter Storytelling Series is sponsored by First Security Bank, Blue Mountain Bed and Breakfast, Humanities Montana and Montana State Parks.

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