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

Montana Park of the Week: Greycliff Prairie Dog Town

 

Travel 25 minutes south of Missoula, MT and into Stevensville, MT to Fort Owen State Park. Here you will find the remains of the oldest pioneer settlement in the State of Montana.

A beautiful place to visit, however, Fort Owen State Park is currently under major construction.

During its peak, the only structures larger than Fort Owen in the interior western US were located in Saint Paul, MN and Salt Lake City, UT!

Originally home to the first Catholic Church in Montana, founded by Father DeSmet in 1841, Fort Owen has a rich history and is listed in the National Register of Historic Places....



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