Distinctly Montana Magazine

Winter 2011

Distinctly Montana Magazine

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Our LEWISTOWN Clint Loomis, page 38 Bucking Horse sale, page 86 MILES CITY BILLINGS Billings Clinic, page 84 Did YOU KNOW? • In 1999 Saco residents (of Phillips County) broke a Guiness world record by making the world’s larg- est hamburger, using beef from 17 cattle to form a 6,040-pound burger. • Grizzly Gulch commemorates an encounter be- tween gold seeker David Wright and a grizzly bear that had entered Helena’s Last Chance Gulch. • Scherlie Homestead was homesteaded by Anna Scherlie in 1913 when she was 32 years old, be- www.distinctlymontana.com TREASURE STATE We thought it would be interesting to show you where some of the stories in this issue took place in our great state. coming part of a long tradition of women home- steaders in Montana. The Homestead in Blaine County is listed on the National Register. • President Abraham Lincoln signed the bill creat- ing Montana Territory. • More than 40 Hutterite colonies exist around the state; the biggest are in Augusta, Havre, Gildford, and Lewistown. 91

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