Monthly Archives: October 2014

A STORY OF PILGRIMS 12


In these times of Montana’s infancy the main occupations were prospecting for gold, trapping and raising sheep. The buffalo had been nearly eliminated by 1880 but there were still good quantities of beaver and other fur-bearing animals to keep the … Continue reading

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A STORY OF PILGRIMS 11


This summer of 1880 slipped by quite rapidly with the busy farm life. During the summer Leonard struck up a friendship with a neighboring couple by the name of Cowan. By  September he was missing his family and was quite … Continue reading

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