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HISTORY & PREHISTORY
Little Star Gold Mining...    Its no coincidence that Montana is nicknamed the "Treasure State." Our state motto,Oro y Plata means "gold and silver" in Spanish. As we'll see, gold and silver were responsible for first bringing large numbers of settlers to Montana. The economy and culture those men and women created led to Montana's statehood in 1889. Montana's mining history is full of wild west adventure and intrigue.
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Techniques
There's Gold in Them Thar Hills: Techniques  
The Butte Boom
There's Gold in Them Thar Hills! The Butte Boom  
The Early Days
There's Gold in Them Thar Hills! The Early Days  

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