An Early History of Red Lodge, Montana

Early History of Red Lodge preliminary cover 800x1200By Bruce H. Blevins

An Early History of Red Lodge, Montana is a concise history of this intriguing town. It starts at the beginning, with the geological prehistory, goes through ice age humans, Plains Indians, the fur trade era, the founding of the city, the mining boom, and through to modern times. This second and revised edition includes editing updates, improved explanations and additional illustrations.

Complete with photos and maps, the book is a treasure trove of Red Lodge area history. It discusses theories on where the name “Red Lodge” came from, other early names of the town (Rocky Fork Town and Villard), the Beartooth Highway, and more.

The book includes a list of sources and suggested further reading.

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Short, sweet, and concise, this little book starts before there was a town and takes us up through the modern era. It is the best way to get a clear idea of the history of Red Lodge without wading through a 250-page book.
Gary Robson, author of The Darkest Hour


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Paperback (ISBN 9781945110016) $5.99
6″x9″ (0.17 lbs) 42 pages
Pub Date June 2016

Kindle $2.99
Pub Date December 2017

Apple iBook $2.99
Pub Date December 2017

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