October 19, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Hillcrest Cemetery, Deer Lodge
Interested in a new spin on local history? Join historian Ellen Baumler for a guided walking tour in the Hillcrest Cemetery in coordination with Western Harvest Weekend!
Participants should expect a moderate amount of walking and should dress appropriately for the weather.
Cost is $5 per person, $20 for a family of up to 6; payable at the gate.
Meet Ellen: recently retired after twenty-six years as the interpretive historian at the Montana Historical Society in Helena, Ellen Baumler has earned an enviable reputation as a storyteller, teacher, extraordinary tour guide, and passionate advocate of Montana’s lesser-known history. As a longtime member of the Humanities Montana Speakers Bureau and a 2011 recipient of the Governor’s Award for the Humanities, Ellen is an award-winning author of many books and articles on diverse Montana topics. Her current project, The Life of the Afterlife under the Big Sky, is a history of Montana’s cemeteries forthcoming in summer 2020.