Since 1981, the Butte-Silver Bow Public Archives has been a motherlode of information and resources on our town's unique and storied history.  Want to see what the Uptown would have looked before the Berkeley Pit came alone?  The Archives has detailed maps.  Are you looking for old newspaper clippings or microfiche?  The Butte Archives would be happy to help.  You are invited to not only tour the Archives historic and fascinating building but learn about your own family's unique history as the Archives and the Butte-Silver Bow Genealogy Society present a very special evening coming up in March.  The following is a release from the Butte-Silver Bow Genealogy Society:

Join us for an evening of heritage as the Butte-Silver Bow Public Archives collaborates with the Butte-Silver Bow Genealogy Society to present Genealogy Night on Thursday, March 14, 2023, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

The event kicks off at 5:30 p.m. with a presentation on the wealth of resources available at the Archives. At 6:00 p.m., embark on a tour of the Archives building, delving into the historical treasures housed within its walls.

For those eager to trace their family roots, Genealogy Society members and Archives staff will be offering expert assistance starting at 6:30 p.m. Whether you're a seasoned genealogist or a beginner, this is an excellent opportunity to receive personalized guidance.

This community-oriented event is free and open to the public. Unearth the stories that shape your past and connect with fellow enthusiasts. For additional information, contact the Archives at 406-782-3280. The Archives is located at 17 W. Quartz Street.

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