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The Historic St. Mary’s Mission in Stevensville, Montana
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Stevensville became the first permanent pioneer settlement in Montana with the founding of the Historic St. Mary’s Mission in 1841.

Family enjoying the quiet on a bridge in Travelers’ Rest State Park in Lolo, Montana
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Travelers’ Rest State Park is home to the only archaeologically verified campsite of the Lewis and Clark Expedition.

Photo: Michael Graef

The colorful bitterroot flower, now the state flower of Montana
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Bitterroot Valley was named after the bitterroot plant, documented by Lewis and Clark while on their expedition.