New Life in a Montana Ghost Town
State Stabilizes National Historic Landmark
By Amy Stix | Online Only | Sept. 20, 2010
The town of Bannack, Montana, rose quickly from the parched, scrubby earth after the first major gold strike was made here in 1862. And though the fledgling territorial capital was named for the area’s original inhabitants, the Bannock Indians, local legend has it that officials in Washington mistook an “o” for an “a,” and Bannack was born. To read more click here.
I enjoyed this article. We plan on traveling to Montana in one of the upcoming years. I am putting Bannack on my must see list.