​Leonard Moore videos courtesy of  Alan Newell. To view at full screen,
​click play then YouTube logo.

2016 Celebrate and Support the History and Heritage of the Swan photos courtesy of Colleen Kesterson/Pathfinder and Sharon Lamar

Celebrating 100 Years of Swan Valley Schools
August 4, 2018

Tales of Swan Valley Outfitters
By Betty Vanderwielen, Pathfinder, August 8, 2019

Tales of Swan Valley Outfitters - Leonard Moore
​By Betty Vanderwielen, Pathfinder, August 15, 2019

Tales of Swan Valley Outfitters - Pat Tabor
​By Betty Vanderwielen, Pathfinder, August 22, 2019


Tales of Swan Valley Outfitters - Rich Nelson & Sharon Lopau
​By Betty Vanderwielen, Pathfinder, August 29, 2019


Tales of Swan Valley Outfitters - Lloyd Hahn
​By Betty Vanderwielen, Pathfinder, September 5, 2019


Tales of Swan Valley Outfitters - Rod Boothby

By Betty Vanderwielen, Pathfinder, September 12, 2019


Tales of Swan Valley Outfitters - Tom Parker
​​By Betty Vanderwielen, Pathfinder, September 19, 2019​


2018 Celebrating 100 Years of Swan Valley Schools courtesy of Helene Michael

2091 Outfitting & Guiding Celebration photos courtesy of Steve Lamar and Helene Michael

2019 August Celebration poster

Outfitting & Guiding Celebration
August 3, 2019

Montana Historical Society logo
Montana Cultural Trust logo

Celebrate and Support the History and Heritage of the Swan!
August 6, 2016

2018 August Celebration poster

2021 Roads & Trails Celebration photos courtesy of Helene Michael

2016 August Celebration poster

Tour looks back on 100 years of schooling in the Swan Valley, Part I of II
​By Betty Vanderwielen, Pathfinder, August 9, 2018

Tour looks back on 100 years of schooling in the Swan Valley, Part II of II
​By Betty Vanderwielen, Pathfinder, August 16, 2018

Historical photo of school children and teacher

Roads & Trails Celebration
August 7, 2021

Pine Ridge School, 1929-30 photo. First row: Warner Lundberg, Russ  Maloney, Marjorie Hall, Eunice Wilhelm, Jackie Maloney. Second row: Gyda Monrad, Jean Maloney, Mabel Lundberg, B. Wilhelm, Alleen Armstrong, Ting Wilhelm, Pete H. Jens Monra

Old timers recall roads and trails of Upper Swan Valley
By Betty Vanderwielen, Pathfinder, August 12, 2021


Native Americans traveled trails before white settlers arrived
By Betty Vanderwielen, Pathfinder, August 19, 2021


Old road to Upper Swan presented challenges
By Betty Vanderwielen, Pathfinder, August 26, 2021


Meyer discloses names along old road and importance of mail carrier
​By Betty Vanderwielen, Pathfinder, September 2, 2021


Miller recalls bridges linking old roads
By Betty Vanderwielen, Pathfinder, September 9, 2021


Jette helped bring highway to Upper Swan
​By Betty Vanderwielen, Pathfinder, September 16, 2021


Roads and Trails Tailings 1

​By Betty Vanderwielen, Pathfinder, September 23, 2021


Roads and Trails Tailings II

By Betty Vanderwielen, Pathfinder, September 30, 2021

August Celebrations

Celebrating History Through Stories
By Andi Bourne, Pathfinder, August 11, 2016

Aug 7 2021 event poster
Upper Swan Valley Historical Society

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