Northwest Montana Historical Society & Museum at Central School


124 2nd Avenue East,Kalispell 59901,Flathead Area,Flathead County

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The Museum at Central School - located in the magnificent Central School Building at 124 Second Avenue East in downtown Kalispell, just minutes from the Conrad Mansion and Hockaday Museum of Art. This fully renovated 1894 school is Kalispell’s third oldest building. It is now home to the Northwest Montana Historical Society and contains a regional history museum with more than 4,000 square feet of exhibit space.

Frank Bird Linderman was a visionary Montana statesman and author. Known to his Native friends as “Sign-Talker”, Linderman recorded the stories and legends of Montana and its earliest inhabitants. The result of these close personal friendships is an awe-inspiring exhibit of native artifacts, personal items, photos and a lifetime of literary achievements often illustrated by his close friend, Charles M. Russell.

This Precious Reserve tells the story of 8,500 square miles of US Forest Service land in Northwestern Montana, an area larger than the state of New Jersey! Jack Clack, Clyde Fickes, Fred Herrig, and Jasper Seeley are just a few of our tough, innovative and adventuresome Forest Rangers who established the law in our forests and helped shape the National

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