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

By ARLENE WEBER
Jefferson Valley Museum 

Jefferson Valley Museum Hosting Free History Talk

 

January 11, 2023

Photo courtesy JEFFERSON VALLEY MUSEUM

Miners at the Mountain Chief Mine near Homestake.

The Jefferson Valley Museum will be hosting its second oral history program at 6:30 PM on Wednesday, January 18th at the museum barn. It will feature an interview recorded in 1989 by Roy Millegan with Lena Brown Slausen along with photos from the area. She and her siblings lived most of their childhood at Homestake. Three of her brothers attended school in Whitehall in 1929 and 1930 where all were outstanding athletes. Lena's grandparents, Charles and Elizabeth Flagg were among the first settlers in the Homestake area. Lena's parents, Janettia Flagg Brown and Richard Brown managed the Camp...



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