Spirit Tailings: Ghost Tales from Virginia City, Butte and Helena

Spirit Tailings: Ghost Tales from Virginia City, Butte and Helena

by Ellen Baumler
     
 

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If ghosts are the restless spirits of those who died violently or in a state of unreadiness, then Montana's violent frontier history explains the richness and depth of these haunting stories. This wonderful collection—based on oral testimony, diaries, journals, and newspaper accounts—presents an eerie history of the state's legendary mining towns. In

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If ghosts are the restless spirits of those who died violently or in a state of unreadiness, then Montana's violent frontier history explains the richness and depth of these haunting stories. This wonderful collection—based on oral testimony, diaries, journals, and newspaper accounts—presents an eerie history of the state's legendary mining towns. In addition to their ghoulish intrigue, these stories combine to provide new perspectives and a greater appreciation for Montana¿s past.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780917298912
Publisher:
Montana Historical Society Press
Publication date:
10/28/2002
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.45(d)

Meet the Author

Ellen Baumler is a writer and interpretive historian. She lives in Helena, Montana.

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