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Articles with the Tag: Ninepipes Museum of Early Montana

Conko tribute on display Jan. 16

News from the Ninepipes Museum of Early Montana CHARLO — Tracing your own family history back 100 years is a wonderful thing, but to be able to trace the connection between two families for that period of time is very special, indeed. Bud Cheff, Jr., founder of the Ninepipes Museum of Early Montana,...

Dinner to help fund oral histories project Dinner to help fund oral histories project

News from Ninepipes Museum of Early Montana CHARLO – The featured speaker for the 14th annual fundraising event for the Ninepipes Museum of Early Montana will set the stage for the museum’s history project, “Mission Valley History: Our Collective Story.” At the Black Tie Dinner (ti...

Ninepipes Museum closes for season, begins fundraising Ninepipes Museum closes for season, begins fundraising

News from Ninepipes Museum of Early Montana CHARLO — The 2013 season ended Nov. 2 at the Ninepipes Museum of Early Montana. At the suggestion of board member Ron Merwin, museum visitors were asked to bring a food item in lieu of paying the admission fee on Friday and Saturday. The museum was gratefu...

Local writer publishes book about frontier nurse Local writer publishes book about frontier nurse

POLSON — Carmine “Margo” Mowbray of Polson recently published her first work of fiction, “An Answering Flame.”  The Polson Library is hosting a book reading/signing for both Mowbray and Polson author Mary Barmeyer O’Brien on Thursday, Nov. 14 from 4 to 7 p.m. &l...

Ninepipes Museum collects for food bank

CHARLO – The Ninepipes Museum of Early Montana will be shutting its doors for the winter at 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2. The public is invited to tour the museum from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 1 and 2 with the cost of admission being a can of food or a non-perishable food item. The food items will be donated ...

Hand-carved Hopi dolls visit Ninepipes museum

CHARLO — A colorful, and intricately designed, exhibit of 28 Kachina dolls is available for viewing at the Ninepipes Museum of Early Montana. This exhibit was donated to the museum by members who had collected the dolls in the 1990s made by artisans from the Navajo Indian Reservation in northern Arizon...

Ninepipes Museum celebrates 15 years Ninepipes Museum celebrates 15 years

RONAN — The Ninepipes Museum of Early Montana is a place where history lives. Founded in 1997, the museum has been a cultural staple in the Mission Valley ever since. It represents more than a century of culture, history and tradition while boasting thousands upon thousands of valley-specific pieces...

Museum celebrates success at annual dinner Museum celebrates success at annual dinner

NINEPIPE — Blackfoot Telecommunications Group CEO William Squires was on hand at the fundraising event for the Ninepipes Museum of Early Montana on Thursday, Jan. 19. He presented the museum’s founder, Bud Cheff Jr., and the museum’s board chairman, Rod Wamsley, with a check for $3,000 from...

Dream comes true for Ninepipes Museum Dream comes true for Ninepipes Museum

CHARLO — The Ninepipes Museum of Early Montana has been a cultural staple in the Mission Valley since 1997. Representing more than a century of culture, history, traditions and stories, the nonprofit museum contains thousands of priceless artifacts and has hosted visitors from around the world.  ...

Ninepipes Museum, Polson Fairgrounds awarded tourism grants

HELENA – Polson Fairgrounds, Inc. and the ninepipes Museum of Early Montana were among 12 TIIP grant recipients awarded a total of $550,000 by the Montana Department of Commerce. The Tourism Infrastructure Investment Program awarded $80,000 to the Polson Fairgrounds, Inc., for reconstruction of the ...


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