Category Archives: Montana

Pompeys Pillar National Monument on the Lewis and Clark Trail

09/08/17 Friday in Billings, MT Today we traveled to Dickenson, ND (our first time in North Dakota), stopping at Pompey’s (POM pees) Pillar outside of Billings. As Lewis and Clark were leaving the West for Washington DC, they planned to … Continue reading

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Boothill Cemetery, “Yellowstone” Kelly and Moss Mansion

09/07/17 Thursday in Billings, MT We checked out some unique places and people in Billings today. Boothill Cemetery This was a disappointment for John. It took a good while to find it (no signs to help), but with directions from … Continue reading

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Little Bighorn Battlefield Monument

09/06/17 Wednesday in Billings, MT After a long trip of 535 miles (unthinkable in our RV, pretty manageable in our car), we got to Billings from Spokane by 4:15, then settled in before we enjoyed a simple supper of sandwiches. … Continue reading

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St. Helena Cathedral (Helena, MT)

07/27/17 Wednesday in Spokane Valley, WA (HOME) When we first got a glimpse of this cathedral I told John it sure looked like Notre Dame, a smaller version of course. When we began our tour we learned that it’s in … Continue reading

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Our Lady of the Rockies (Butte, MT)

07/26/17 Wednesday in Spokane Valley, WA (HOME) Our Lady of the Rockies is this amazing 90’ iron statue of Mary. It sits on the Continental Divide, at over 8,000 feet. It’s the 4th tallest statue in the US. Most amazing … Continue reading

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St. Ignatius Mission (St. Ignatius, MT)

07/25/17 Tuesday in Spokane Valley, WA (HOME) On our pilgrimage to Montana Catholic sites, we first saw the St. Ignatius Mission on the Flathead Indian reservation. This church, named after St. Ignatius Loyola, founder of the Jesuits, was built in … Continue reading

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Moving on – to Cody, WY

9/13/16 (Tuesday) in Cody, WY (Buffalo Bill State Park – $22/night) On our way by 8:10. Snow on the mountains now, from our campground. Not to mention snow alongside the road once we entered Yellowstone NP. Thankfully we didn’t experience … Continue reading

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