“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Glacier County Montana Historical Markers

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By Bernard Fisher, July 21, 2011
Horns Marker
Montana (Glacier County), Browning — Horns
Relentless glaciers sculpted Mt. Reynold's jagged summit. When several glaciers erode a mountaintop from different sides, a steep mountain peak or horn develops. The result is a glacial horn like the Swiss Matterhorn. There are glacial horns in . . . — Map (db m45059) HM
Montana (Glacier County), East Glacier Park — Time MachinesThe Red Bus Rides Again
A Glacier Tradition National parks often seem timeless and are valued for the continuity of experience they offer to generations of visitors. At Glacier National Park, the past and future come together through a fleet of historic buses, . . . — Map (db m45054) HM
Montana (Glacier County), East Glacier Park — Trains, Trails, and Chalets
Arriving at East Glacier depot, tourist in the 1920s could gaze at the glaciated peaks looming beyond their first night's lodging. The hotel appeared to be their last taste of civilization before riding horseback into the primitive backcountry of . . . — Map (db m45055) HM
Montana (Glacier County), Polebridge — Overnight in the WildernessHistoric Many Glacier Hotel
In the 1920s, large parties of tourist gathered on horseback at Many Glacier Hotel. The hotel was part of a network of chalets built a day's ride apart-a way for guest to cross the park's wild, roadless interior while spending nights in relative . . . — Map (db m45057) HM
Montana (Glacier County), Polebridge — When the Glaciers Melt
Only about 26 glaciers remain from the 150 that were here in 1850. That number is dropping steadily. If the weather is clear, you might be able to see what is left of five glaciers in the Many Glacier Valley. As climate changes, both the visible and . . . — Map (db m45058) HM

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