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History of Billings, Montana

Billings, Montana
Sunday, October 6, 2013

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles take American History TV on the road. Throughout the weekend of October 5-7 we feature the history of Billings, Montana.

Hosted by our Charter Communications cable partners, we visited the Pictograph Cave State Park, Pompeys Pillar National Monument and the Huntley Project Museum of Irrigated Agriculture. We also learned about the Battle of the Little Bighorn, the lives of Frederick Billings & suffragist Hazel Hunkins Hallinan, and the history of cowboys. 

Updated: Thursday, December 19, 2013 at 11:20am (ET)

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