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Montana is organizded

Posted by: Chris Schaller | May 26, 2015

May 26, 1864, Congress passes an act that established a temporary government for the territory we know today as the state of Montana. Before being established, the 19,016,640 acre tract was part of the massive and difficult to administer Idaho territory which encompassed all of modern Idaho, most of Wyoming, and all of Montana..

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