2022 Wild Game Feed

We are very excited about our Wild Game Feed Potluck that will be held on March 26, 2022. The event will be held in the Rocky Mountain Convention Center at the Stage Stop Inn in Choteau beginning at 5:30 pm. This event will include a no host bar, potluck, silent auction and live auction. The… Continue reading 2022 Wild Game Feed

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The Historic Circle 8 Guest Ranch

The following are images of the buildings that comprise the former Circle 8 Guest Ranch, now the Nature Conservancy’s Pine Butte Ranch. The ranch was founded in the 1930’s by Ken and Alice Gleason near land, on the south Fork of the Teton River, that had been settled by a community of Metis.

New Website Launched

The Old Trail Museum has launched a newly updated website at www.oldtrailmuseum.org. The website adds information on the Rocky Mountain Front and local photos to the already existing information on the Museum and its dinosaur and historical exhibits. The new website will be updated frequently with information from our collections. The Museum is located at… Continue reading New Website Launched

2021 at the OTM

Looking back on the 2021 season of the Old Trail Museum With an almost normal season the Old Trail Museum welcomed 3,278 visitors into the museum. Of this total 1,615 were from out of state, 1,496 were from in-state, 137 from Choteau, 3 from Canada and 27 from out of country. OTM was open 6… Continue reading 2021 at the OTM

Wednesday Night Programs

Old Trail Museum will continue to provide Wednesday evening programs throughout the summer months. When we confirm our program dates and the presenters for the 2022 season, they will be published in the Choteau Acantha.

Montana History Foundation Award  OLD NEWS but still interesting

In 2018 Candi Zion applied for a grant through the Montana History Foundation in an effort to record Oral stories of the area, then document important places and pursue a historical designation on the north and south forks of the Teton River Canyon west of Choteau. Candi said the goal is to capture histories of… Continue reading Montana History Foundation Award  OLD NEWS but still interesting