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Tours of Original Governor's Mansion highlight history

Posted: Jan 13, 2018 10:24 PM Updated:

HELENA - You can take a free tour of Montana's history on the second Saturday of each month at the Original Governor's Mansion.

During last weekend's tour, folks were able to view and learn about World War I artifacts - which coincides with the WWI display currently at the Montana Historical Society Museum.

The Governor's Mansion displayed photos of past Montana's governor, Stewart, and this three daughters, people learned about how they did their part in helping with the war and home life in Helena.

"There's a lot of opportunities for my visitors to remember some of their family histories, today I had a 13-year-old old boy tell me all about his family and how they came through the wars," said Bobi Harris with the Montana Historical Society.

"I was glad to see that family preserve their stories but other families haven't, so coming to the mansion with their grandparents and parents bring back a lot of peoples memories."

Click here to learn more about the original Original Governor's Mansion which is located at 304 North Ewing Street near downtown Helena.

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