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.

Button-redlodge-cover Button-about the author Button-Blevins-author photos

Reviews

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

Editions

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

Kindle $2.99
Pub Date June 2016

Apple iBook $2.99
Pub Date June 2016

2016 Release Schedule
May June July
  • California State Constitution
  • Wyoming State Constitution
August
  • Washington State Constitution
September October
  • Idaho State Constitution
November
  • Montana Native Cookbook
  • Arizona State Constitution
December
  • Utah State Constitution
Proseyr Publishing
P.O. Box 1630
Red Lodge, Montana 59068
%d bloggers like this: