Articles from the 'Upper Blackfoot Chronicles' series

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Upper Blackfoot Chronicles

April 2022 marks 40 years since Lincoln voters approved a bond issue to fund a high school for Lincoln. A Lincoln high school had long been a hot topic. The 120 mile round trip to... — Updated 8/31/2022


Celebrating Independence Day in Lincoln in years gone by

Celebrating in 1868 The residents of Lincoln Gulch were not always focused on mining, water, and the conditions under which they lived, and in 1868 they had a grand July Fourth... — Updated 6/28/2022


Blackfoot City, once called American Switzerland, proved to be a flop as permanent mining camp of early days

In our Nov. 26 issue, we looked at the murder of John Smoot, a man from Blackfoot city murdered in McClellan Gulch on Christmas eve, 1867. Blackfoot City is often referenced in the... — Updated 1/13/2021


Image: Lincoln Up to Date Dec. 15, 1985

 — Updated 12/23/2020

 By Roger Dey    Features

The murder of John Smoot and its forgotten place in Montana history

It was Christmas Eve in McClellan Gulch in 1867 when a young man wrapped up some late evening grocery shopping before heading to saloon to have a drink to celebrate the holiday.... — Updated 11/25/2020

 By Roger Dey    Features

Namesakes: John Adam Stemple

Stemple Pass is well known landmark in the Lincoln area. Once a primary route between Helena and Lincoln, today it's a popular byway that provides access to outdoor activities year... — Updated 11/10/2020


A Strange Story--Remarkable Discovery

With the Pentagon's Unidentified Aerial Phenomenon Task Force reportedly preparing to release a report on UFO encounters, it seemed like a good time to take a look back at perhaps... — Updated 8/5/2020


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