Red Lodge & South Central Montana 


Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at 12:00 PM
 to Saturday June 4, 2016 at 5:00 PM

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Old Roosevelt School,
517 S. Broadway, Red Lodge, MT

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Christine Brown
Outreach & Education Director

Montana Preservation Alliance 



USDA Forest Service Region 1
Bureau of Land Management
Montana State Historic Preservation Office
Humanities Montana 
Montana History Foundation 
Montana State Parks 
Red Lodge Area Community Foundation
Montana Department of Commerce/Montana Main  Street Program 
Carbon County Historical Society Museum 
Carbon County Historic Preservation Commission
Museum of the Beartooths, Columbus
Carbon County Arts Guild & Depot Gallery 
Buses of Yellowstone Preservation Trust
Red Lodge Kaleva Lodge 

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Thank you for your interest in the Montana Preservation Road Show! 

In honor of the 50th Anniversary of the National Historic Preservation Act, MPA is planning a Montana Preservation Road Show that will outshine them all. With a fabulous array of tours, talks, and evening events, this year's Road Show focuses the spotlight on all things historic and cultural in Red Lodge and South Central Montana. 

Hurry and save! Early registration is only $125 for three days of fun ($145 for non-members). Prices go up by $20 after April 29. June 4th tours not included. 

Register now or scroll down for tour highlights and hotel information.

Please read the Conference Schedule carefully.
Tour and meal preference is required at registration time.

Register Now!


This year’s Road Show pulls out all the stops to celebrate 50 years of historic preservation in Montana with a wide variety of tours and talks with national experts. MPA has even added a 4th day to the usual 3-day conference to accommodate more keynote speakers and all day tours. Tour highlights include: 

  • Full-day and half-day tours exploring homesteading and ethnic heritage, historic barns, Bearcreek and Smith Mine history, Custer National Forest history, prehistoric rock art and Native American history of the Pryor Mountains and the Second Crow Agency.
  • Beartooth Highway excursion on antique Yellowstone Buses
  • Horse-drawn wagon and walking tours in Red Lodge
  • Heritage tourism and downtown revitalization workshop
  • Schoolhouse Preservation Workshop

Ask for Montana Preservation Road Show Group Room Rates. All rates available until May 1. 

Historic Pollard Hotel, 2 N. Broadway (heart of downtown),
406-446-0001 – Most rooms $75 to $135/night

Yodeler Motel, 601 S. Broadway (across from Old Roosevelt),
866-446-1435 – Most rooms $79-$89/night

Comfort Inn, 612 N. Broadway (slightly north of downtown),
406-446-4469 – Most rooms $115/night

Rock Creek Lodge, 6380 US Highway 212 South (5 miles south of downtown), 800-667-1119 – Condo rooms $110-$161, Lodge Rooms $123-$131

See you in Red Lodge!

Please read the Conference Schedule carefully.
Tour and meal preference is required at registration time.

Register Now!