Yellowstone County Historical Museum

Some photos from a visit:

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The museum is perched on a bluff with a spectacular view of the city

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19th century court docket and jail keys. Most of the arrests were for drunkenness and “houses of ill repute”.

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Charlie and Russell, a two-headed calf born in 1949

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Bows, arrows and war clubs, mostly Crow

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“Reservation hats”, given out to natives by the US Government

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A collection of beadwork, mostly Crow and Lakota

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Beaded moccasins

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Ghost Dancer shirt

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Springfield .45-70 rifles of the type used by US Cavalry in the west

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19103 locomotive from the Northern Pacific Railroad

 

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