Mission Mountains Youth Crew, a high school student group from the Flathead Indian Reservation toured the Swan Valley Museum with History and Culture Professor Tim Ryan of the Salish Kootenai College and Flathead National Forest archaeologist Ryan Powell.
Colleen Harrington’s Swan Valley School 6th - 8th grade students toured the museum to learn about homestead families in the Swan Valley. Called Home Waters, the project is funded by the Museums Association of Montana and the Library of Congress to connect students with their history.
Swan Valley Connections' Landscape & Livelihood students toured the Swan Valley Museum. Landscape & Livelihood is a field program that immerses students in the working landscapes of Western Montana.
Upper Swan Valley Historical Society President Steve Lamar discussed the early homestead era of the Upper Swan Valley and some of the different wasy early settlers made a living in this challenging environment.
Fifth through eighth-grade students from Swan Valley School, Salmon Prairie School, and area home schools came together at the Upper Swan Valley Historical Society (USVHS) Museum to help create footage for the Next Exit History app. The free app, begun as a graduate student project at the University of West Florida, Pensacola, now lists more than 60,000 sites worldwide.