History Book Club

For more than 15 years, the museum-sponsored book club has convened at 2 p.m. the first Wednesday of the month 
(except July and August) to discuss a monthly selection.
Often, the books are available for purchase from School Bell Books & Gifts.

Book list for 2023

From a tree mystery and Jim Bridger, to grizzlies and an all-Montana journey, readers see and discuss it all

February 1

“Darkest Before Dawn: Sedition and Free Speech in the American West” by Clemens P. Work (nonfiction; available through the library system and bookstores)

March 1
“Home Waters: A Chronicle of Family and a River” by John N. Maclean (nonfiction; available through the library system and bookstores)

April 5
“Ridgeline” by Michael Punke (fiction; available through the library system and bookstores)

May 3
“Down from the Mountain: The Life and Death of a Grizzly Bear” by Bryce Andrews (nonfiction; available through the library system and bookstores)

June 7
“Amos: To Ride a Dead Horse” by Stanley Gordon West (fiction; available through the library system and bookstores)

September 6
“Fifty-Six Counties: A Montana Journey” by Russell Rowland (nonfiction; available at the museum bookstore and through the library system)

October 4
“Jim Bridger: Trailblazer of the American West” by Jerry Enzler (nonfiction; available at the museum bookstore and the library system)

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