Stevensville, Montana

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Stevensville, MontanaStevensville, Montana (06/03/2002)

Stevensville MontanaStevensville Montana (06/03/2002)

StevensvilleStevensville (06/03/2002)

Stevensville MontanaStevensville Montana (06/03/2002) A picture from outside Stevensville in the Bitterroot Valley.

North Valley LibraryNorth Valley Library (06/03/2002) Either they have a lot of trash novels, or they are undergoing renovations.

Stevi CafeStevi Cafe (06/03/2002)

Stevensville, MontanaStevensville, Montana (06/03/2002)

Stevensville, MontanaStevensville, Montana (06/03/2002)

Stevensville, MontanaStevensville, Montana (06/03/2002)

Stevensville, MontanaStevensville, Montana (06/03/2002)

Stevensville, MontanaStevensville, Montana (06/03/2002)

Stevi HotelStevi Hotel (06/03/2002) The historic Stevi Hotel.

Stevi HotelStevi Hotel (06/03/2002)

Stevensville AbodeStevensville Abode (06/03/2002)

Historical MuseumHistorical Museum (06/03/2002)

Fort OwenFort Owen (06/03/2002) Fort Owen, outside Stevensville, has been turned into a pioneer museum.

Fort OwenFort Owen (06/03/2002)

Digging in for the WinterDigging in for the Winter (06/03/2002) Digging in keeps a house cool in the summer and a bit warmer during the winter.

Fort Owen MuseumFort Owen Museum (06/03/2002) Fort Owen is a few miles east of Highway 93. Teh fort was built on the original Saint Mary Mission Grounds. It was the first permanent white settlement in Montana.

Fort Owen BarracksFort Owen Barracks (06/03/2002)

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Stevensville, Montana was the first permanent white settlement in the state. The first Saint Mary's mission was built in 1841. It was purchased by John Owen in 1850 and renamed Fort Owen.

The second St Mary's Mission was built in 1866 (just to the west of town.

Context: Towns-Montana

Missoula, Montana (62 pictures) With the establishment of railroads and trade routes just to the north, Missoula, Montana slowly became the major trading center for western Montana, while Stevensville retained its small town flair.

Highway 93 (207 pictures) The new Highway 93 passes to the west of Stevensville, making Stevensville an off the beaten track getaway for tourists.

The Bitterroot (65 pictures) The Saint Marys Mission (renamed Fort Owens) was the first settlement in the Bitterroot Valley.

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