Montana Towns and Rural Places
Then  &  Now
presented from the unique prospective of
Historian, Storyteller, Guide

—Free to the Public
Library Community Room
Townsend, Montana
7:00 PM—Wed., May 11, 2016
For more information, please call Richard Lewis, 266-5133

A native of Harlowton, Hal Stearns grew up in a newspapering family that owned papers in Wheatland and Golden Valley counties. Stearns uses history, philosophy, literature, and sociology to explore the identity and future of rural Montana.

Currently there are no speakers scheduled for 2015, however plans are in the works for a presenter to visit the Townsend area soon (keep checking this website).
We try to have one or two speakers a year present their unique prospective on Lewis and Clark Corps of Discovery intrests.  Most speakers are chosen through the the Humanities Montana Speakers Bureau program.

Speakers in the past have included:

         Dr. Gary Moulton

         Dr. Joseph Mussulman

         Dr. Hal Stearns

         Dr. Stephen Ambrose

         Dr. Ken Karsmizki

         Dr. John Logan Allen

         Dr. Harry Fritz

         Jeanne Eder

         Robert A. Saindon

         Rick & Susie Graetz

         George Knapp & Chuck Lundstrom

         Carla Wambach

         Ron Laycock

         Sgt. Ordway and York (interpreters)

         Thomas Jefferson (interpreter)

Crimson Bluffs Speakers