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Judith Basin County Montana Historical Markers

 
"Mining Plays Second Fiddle - Marker image, Touch for more information
By Barry Swackhamer, August 18, 2019
"Mining Plays Second Fiddle - Marker
Montana (Judith Basin County), Geyser — "Mining Plays Second Fiddle -
For The First Time In Montana's History Agricultural Products Take The Lead." Newspaper headlines in 1910 proclaim the change brought about by settlement of more than one million acres of Montana land. By 1922 over 40% of the entire state would have . . . — Map (db m143647) HM
Montana (Judith Basin County), Moccasin — Yogo Sapphires
Rumors of gold in the Little Belt Mountains was enough to cause a stampede by hundreds of miners into the Pig-eye Basin and Yogo Gulch southwest of here in the spring of 1879. Although the placer mines soon played out, there was still enough gold in . . . — Map (db m143631) HM

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