Westside Historic District, and Bars and Brothels Walking Tours Hosted by Yellowstone Gateway Museum

Two walking tours are offered weekly through September by the Yellowstone Gateway Museum. The “Westside Historic District: Movers and Shakers” tour are on Tuesdays, 1:00pm, beginning July 9. “Bars and Brothels: Livingston’s Lively Legacy,” are on Thursdays, 5:30pm, beginning July 11. Historic research is augmented by stories and historic photographs from the museum’s collections. Tickets

Me and Martha: Intimate Reflections by Dora DuFran about the Real Life of Calamity Jane Program

  The third program in the Yellowstone Gateway Museum’s Culture of the 19th Century speaker series continues with the Humanities Montana Speakers Bureau program “Me and Martha: Intimate Reflections by Dora DuFran about the Real Life of Calamity Jane” with Mary Jane Bradbury on Wednesday, April 24. Partial funding for the Speakers Bureau program is

Fort Parker: The First Crow Indian Agency Program

The third program in the Yellowstone Gateway Museum’s Culture of the 19th Century speaker series continues on Thursday, April 11, “Fort Parker: The First Crow Indian Agency,” presented by Crystal Alegria and Shane Doyle of Extreme History, Bozeman. Remaining programs are about Calamity Jane and Copper King William A. Clark. The free programs are held

Deadline Extended for Artists to Participate in Cultural Landscapes Exhibit

The deadline has been extended to May 1 for past and present Park County, Montana residents to participate in Vignettes of History: Cultural Landscapes of Park County, a new multi-media exhibit. The exhibit portrays well-known and obscure cultural landscapes of Park County—the exterior of buildings, roads, fences, bridges, rock structures, and other “permanent” human-made structures.

Temptation: Bars, Brothels, and the Law in Livingston Program

The third program in the Yellowstone Gateway Museum’s Culture of the 19th Century speaker series is on Wednesday, March 27, “Temptation: Bars, Brothels, and the Law in Livingston,” with Karen Reinhart, presenter. Reinhart discusses drinking establishments and the red-light district from 1883 to the 1960s, and the challenges the businesses faced, including prohibition. The program

“Stagecoach Tour Through Yellowstone” Program

During the period 1878-1916, stagecoach tourism in Yellowstone—spearheaded by four transportation companies and dozens of independent drivers, with their hundreds of gaily bedecked horses—evolved into a smoothly-functioning adventure that guided thousands of visitors through Yellowstone and converted park villages from frontier hard-scrabbles of log cabins into picturesque, pastoral villages that provided comfort in the midst