Montana's Historical Highway Markers, 4th

Montana s Historical Highway Markers th Montana s colorful history is recounted on the over two hundred roadside markers dot that roadsides across the state These signs provide a fascinating introduction to Montana history for tourists and

  • Title: Montana's Historical Highway Markers, 4th
  • Author: Jon Axline Glenda Clay Bradshaw
  • ISBN: 9780975919644
  • Page: 155
  • Format: Paperback
  • Montana s colorful history is recounted on the over two hundred roadside markers dot that roadsides across the state These signs provide a fascinating introduction to Montana history for tourists and Montanans alike The fourth edition of Montana s Historical Highway Markers, revised, newly illustrated with historic photographs, and significantly expanded, shaMontana s colorful history is recounted on the over two hundred roadside markers dot that roadsides across the state These signs provide a fascinating introduction to Montana history for tourists and Montanans alike The fourth edition of Montana s Historical Highway Markers, revised, newly illustrated with historic photographs, and significantly expanded, shares the text to these markers with easy to follow maps to guide you to the signs locations Over 100 historical photos and new entries on Lewis Clark and geological features supplement this new edition Buffalo jumps, gold strikes, mining disasters, and famous battles all get their due in these roadside signs, as do dinosaurs, epidemics, irrigation projects, railroads, wagon roads, and wilderness areas In short, the story of Montana s people is offered up in lively prose for the enjoyment of every Montanan and tourist alike The text of the markers themselves, the story behind them, and delightful Shorty Shope illustrations make this book a must read Road trippers will want two copies one for their bookshelves and the other for their glove compartments Comparison and Competition Titles Not quite in the same arena as our historical entries AND comprehensive listing along highway markers, but the closest comparable title Scenic Driving Montana Guidebook , by S A Snyder, Falcon Publishing ISBN 1 56044 452 5

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    1. While I haven't every highway marker entry in the book, I have read most of them so I feel like I can review it. The book has a good intro and is nicely organized into chunks by region. My recommendations for the next edition: 1. more pictures and diagrams (i.e. before and afters for the 1959 earthquake). 2. I know this isn's a Lewis and Clark book, but it would be nice to include a refresher map of their trail through Montana since it impacts so many markers. and 3. Small improvement to the reg [...]

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