The Whitehall Ledger - Serving Southern Jefferson County in the Great State of Montana

By Catherine Ellerton
Contributing Writer 

A summer season to celebrate the past


September 5, 2018

Jefferson Valley Museum preserves the past for the future. Photo by Catheirne Ellerton

How did Whitehall come by its name? Who owned the first car in Whitehall? Who was the first woman elected to the National Congress who also taught school in Whitehall?

These and many other questions are answered within the walls of the Jefferson Valley Museum. These answers and stories were shared with close to 600 curious friends this season. They came from over 30 cities within 25 states and Canada, Germany and India. They came to learn the story of that Smoke Stack that stands so serenely watching over Whitehall. They came to learn about the CCC camp that stood at the west end of t...

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