Travel Montana http://visitmt.com/
Here is the official state travel website for Montana.
Here is the official Montana state website jsut for kids!
Other State Links
50states.com: Montana http://www.50states.com/montana.htm
The site provides a wealth of information about Montana. It includes everything from the highest point to county profile to climate.
Things To Do in Montana http://www.thingstodo.com/states/MT/index.htm
ThingsToDo.com is an online guide to information about Montana's entertainment, recreation, and travel, and includes the state's interesting facts, famous people, and special events.
FedStats: MapStat: United States: Montana http://www.fedstats.gov/qf/states/30000.html
Fast access to statistics from more than 100 federal agencies on "economic and population trends, crime, education, health care, aviation safety, energy use, farm production and more" in Montana.
First explored for France by Francois and Louis-Joseph Verendrye in the early 1740s, much of the region was acquired by the United States from France as part of the Louisiana Purchase in 1803. Western Montana was obtained from Great Britain in the Oregon Treaty of 1846.
The major Indian wars (1867-1877) included the famous 1876 Battle of the Little Big Horn, better known as Custer's Last Stand, in which Cheyennes and Sioux killed George A. Custer and mor e than 200 of his men in southeastern Montana.
Montana is the fourth largest state with the forty-fourth largest population.
Some Famous People from this State
Gary Cooper, born in 1901 in Helena, Montana, he became a famous actor in the 1930s.
Alfred Bertram Guthrie, Pulitzer Prize-winning author
Evel Knievel, daredevil motorcyclist
Jeannette Rankin, a Montana Republican, became the first woman to serve in Congress in 1917, and she was the only member of Congress to vote against entry into both World War I and World War II.