Anaconda's Past

The Historic Resources Board presents local speakers and history at monthly community events.


Upcoming events

*Schedule is subject to change.

February 9, 2023 Anaconda's Historic Winter Carnival of 1935 and Wraith Ski Hill with Dave McKernan

March 9, 2023 AFFCO with Kevin Kovacich

April 13, 2023 Black History in Anaconda and Montana by Kate Hampton

May 11, 2023 Job Corps History by Ray Ryan

June 8, 2023 The Montana Hotel with the Anaconda Restoration Association

September 14, 2023 Water History with Ed Beaudette and Guests

Past event recordings

Date Presenter(s)
Topic and Recording link
01-12-23 Stan Blaz & Sharon Jurcich Wren
Shuster & The Croatian Presence in Anaconda

11-10-22 Dan Goddard
Aladdin Home Style Kits in Anaconda
Aladdin slides & links
10-13-22 Milo Manning
Four Smelters, Two Stacks
Historic smelter photos
09-08-22 Walt Hansen
Syttende Mai (Norwegian Independence Day) and their presence in Anaconda
06-09-22 McCarthy Family
The History of Leprechaun Village
Photos from past events
05-12-22 John Fitzpatrick
An Immigrant's Experience with the Grocery Business
maps and photos; food timeline
04-14-22 Sharon Wren
Researching Family History
genealogy pages
03-10-22 Angela Smith
Washoe Fish Hatchery
02-10-22 Jeff Frank
Championship Teams
sports handout
01-13-22 Mary Lynn McKenna Rural Schools