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Missoula — Home of Grizzlies

Missoula — Home of Grizzlies

While most Americans have no idea what’s inside the great state of Montana, I LOVE this state!  It’s breathtakingly beautiful, home to my favorite National Park, Glacier National Park, and is filled with (mostly) independent minded people I enjoy interacting with.  The state is varied and has several small interesting cities each with its unique charm;  the closest to these to my home is Missoula, located on the western fringe of the Rockies and centered on the lovely Clark Fork River.

Missoula’s history reads like that of many western towns.  Indians lived in the area for centuries.  White settlers came in increasing numbers after a trading post was built about 150 years ago and especially when the Northern Pacific Railroad passed through the town in 1883.   …

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