This is Montana: Missouri headwaters are central to Montana history (Part 1 of 2)
Last updated 5/15/2019 at 9:32am
A labyrinth of channels, willow bottoms, islands and a general mix of wetlands interact to piece together the headwaters of the Missouri River.
The point where the three forks – the Jefferson, Gallatin and Madison rivers – join as one, the great Missouri River begins an odyssey, heading out as having had the starring role in the creation of a state. As a route of western expansion, the Miss...