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T Jefferson Valley Museum
303 S Division in Whitehall
The bright red barn that houses this museum was built in 1914. In 1992, the owners donated the barn to use as a museum. As you would expect, the historical exhibits center on life in the Jefferson River Valley. The museum is open from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Admission is free.
T Cape Horn Taxidermy Museum
T Parrot Ghost Camp
Near Whitehall on the Jefferson River
A few building foundations are the only reminders that the town of Parrot, stood on the banks of the river back in the 1890s.
T The City of Murals
Throughout town of Whitehall
When you enter the small community of Whitehall, your attention is immediately drawn to a giant mural on the side of a building at the junc- tion of the two main streets in the town. The 9' x 28' mural depicts Lewis and Clark's Corps of Discovery pulling boats upstream on the Jefferson River. An excerpt from Capt. Lewis' journal is in the lower corner. As you drive through the town, more of these murals pop into view. Currently there are ten gracing the sides of buildings in the town--all depicting scenes from the journey of the
Corps of Discovery. Two more are planned by summer of 2002. The Whitehall Chamber of Commerce organized the mural project in 1999 funded by over $17,000 in grants and local con- tributions. The first mural was painted by local residents Kit Mather and Michelle Tebay. The rest were done by many of the local residents who painted the base colors while Mather completed the detail. The wall space and even the paint and materials were donated by the building owners. All of the murals depict actual activities or events that took place in the Jefferson Valley when the Corps passed through the area in 1805 and 1806. Mather did extensive research of the Corps of Discovery journals prior to painting the murals.
The “richest hill on earth” has given up over twenty-one billion pounds of cop- per, ninety million ounces of silver, ninety million pounds of molybdenum, and three million ounces of gold. The veins of copper at Butte extended near- ly a mile down. Over 70 percent of Montana’s mineral wealth is concen- trated in Silver Bow County.
When you visit Whitehall you can pick up a pub- lication printed by the local newspaper which pro- vides detailed information on each mural and shows you where to find it. The publication is available at most of the area businesses and is free.
LVM Iron Wheel Guest Ranch & Cargill Outfitting
40 Cedar Hills Rd in Whitehall. 494-2960. ironwheel.com. email@example.com
Really want to experience the flavor of Montana? A guest ranch vacation is a great way to start. John and Sherry Cargill offer you a scenic, quiet, peace- ful setting where you can relax and enjoy your visit to the area. Their 6,000 square foot lodge offers seven guest rooms, with both private and shared baths. There are two living rooms with comfortable seating and family style atmosphere. Outside your window is a creek and small pond, and wandering the property are various animals including horses, peacocks, rabbits, chickens, 2 cats and a very friendly dog. Relax on their partially covered deck while enjoying the absence of urban noise. Hike the nearby Highland Mountain Range. Schedule a trail ride, floating or fishing trip. The worst part of staying here is having to leave.
M Mountain View Real Estate & Baycroft’s Property Management
4 N Main St in Whitehall. 287-3274. mtnviewrealestate.com. firstname.lastname@example.org
For those who love the great outdoors, and want to own a piece of it in southwestern Montana, Mountain View Real Estate of Whitehall takes pride in their ability to find that “just right proper- ty.” Whether your passion is outdoor activities, or just quiet, beautiful, rural living, they can find a property to fit your dreams. They specialize in selling primary, vacation, recreational, and retire- ment properties. Located in the heart of Jefferson Valley, they have a 20 year track record of integri- ty, honesty, service, and fair real estate transac- tions. They treat you the way they want to be treated. Simply put, they’re nice folks to work
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