Local folklore claims that the name "Pondera" comes from the French word "Pend d'Oreille" – meaning golden bread – for the golden-colored native grasses.
About 70.85% of the Glacier County's land area lies within the Blackfeet Indian Reservation. Another 20.58% lies within Glacier National Park.
The Egg Mountain Maiasaura dinosaur fossils demonstrated for the first time that at least some dinosaurs cared for their young.
Toole County was established in 1914 from parts of Hill County and Teton County.
With a total of 210 megawatts, Glacier Wind Farm, constructed and operated by NaturEner USA in 2009, became the largest wind energy project in Montana to date.
Cut Bank – the county seat of Glacier County – is located 30 miles south of the Canadian border. It is the setting of the new Canadian-shot film Cut Bank.
The First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park is the largest buffalo jump in North America. The Native American Cultural Fair is held annually in late September.
Located along the Rocky Mountain Front, Teton County has a population density of only 3 people per square mile.
The C.M. Russell Museum in Great Falls contains a large collection of Russell's paintings of cowboys, Indians, and landscapes set in the Western US.
The Two Medicine Fight Site is the location of the only violent encounter of the Lewis and Clark Expedition which took place on July 27, 1806.
Cascade County was named for the falls on the Missouri River. At the time of the Lewis & Clark Expedition, Cascade County was the territory of the Blackfeet.
Friday, April 17, 2020
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