More Montana Campfire Tales
Fifteen Historical Narratives

by Dave Walter

published by Farcountry Press

  • These terrifying, bloody, hilarious, and praiseworthy tales from Montana's yesteryears are true stories, meticulously researched and told with a touch of attitude. Dave Walter has entertained and educated Montanans for years with his takes on some of the best and worst stories of the state's past.

    More Montana Campfire Tales includes these stories and more:

    • The shocking scandal of a young footpad who turned out to be a woman when "he" was jailed in 1891
    • Keystone Kops on the loose, chasing the last of Montana's train robbers
    • How an 1880s daredevil "body-floated" the Missouri River to St. Louis wearing a rubber suit and pulling a tiny boat with his camping supplies
    • Four men who set out in 1912 to ride horseback to every state capital in the U.S.

    Please Note:
    The 2002 printing of More Montana Campfire Tales was missing the map in chapter nine. To see the map online, please click on the "Interior Pages" link located beneath the cover image.

264 pages, 6'' x 9'', 15 b/w photos, 5 illustrations, 4 map(s), index, 44 softcovers per case

ISBN 10: 1560372362
ISBN 13: 9781560372363


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More Montana Campfire Tales
Fifteen Historical Narratives

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Dave Walter align= Dave Walter passed away in 2006. He was a talented Montana historian, researcher, writer, and teacher. Since 1979 he worked at the Montana Historical Society in Helena, and most recently served as the Society's research historian. He authored numerous books, including Montana Campfire Tales: Fourteen Historical Narratives, a forerunner of this volume.

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