Virginia City, Montana - June Russell-Chamberlin
Newspaper front office

Newspaper front office

Recognizing the need for a newspaper to serve the estimated 10,000 people living along Alder Gulch, J. Buchanan began publishing The Montana Post, the Montana Territory’s first newspaper, from these offices in 1864.

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