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“Blackfoot Pathways: Sculpture in the Wild” among Montana tourism award winners

Posted at 3:02 PM, Apr 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-16 15:15:09-04
Lincoln’s rural sculpture park, called Blackfoot Pathways: Sculpture in the Wild, is this year’s winner of the Heritage and Cultural Tourism award. (photo credit: (sculptureinthewild.com)

The Montana Tourism Awards, held Monday in Butte, are celebrating people who enhance the state’s tourism industry.

Lincoln’s rural sculpture park, called Blackfoot Pathways: Sculpture in the Wild, is this year’s winner of the Heritage and Cultural Tourism award.

The park’s sculptures are made by international artists, out of locally harvested material, according to a press release from the Department of Commerce.

Other winners include:

  • Darby and Hamilton for Film Communities of the Year, for their support of the TV series Yellowstone
  • Shelby and the carousel rest area won the Private and Public Collaboration award
  • Betty Stone of Glasgow won Tourism Ambassador of the Year
  • Gardiner Chamber of Commerce/Convention and Visitors Bureau won the Marketing Campaign of the Year
  • Stephanie Sorini of Butte won Outstanding Tourism Volunteer

-Evelyn Schultz reporting for MTN News