On July 19th 2014 the Cooke City Montana Museum first opened it's doors to the public, little did we know that exactly 142 years earlier in 1872 the New World Mining District had been officially established. What a wonderful coincidence and tribute to the miners who first traveled out to this area to seek fortune.
Photo: Door of Horn Miller's cabin, an ealy miner and founding father
The Helena Independent, March 18, 1893
SIXTEEN DAYS’ RUN
Result of the First Clean-Up From a Cyanide Mill at Cooke
W.E. Nichols, superintendent and gener...
Historic Note - Week of March 18th
March 18, 2019
The Livingston Enterprise, December 13, 1890
W. J. Vin[n]edge of Cooke came down from that camp Thursday evening and will remain in the city until afte...
Historical Note - Week of December 10th
December 11, 2017
The Livingston Enterprise, March 28, 1885
Among the Hayne’s series of extra large landscape photographs is one of Cooke City with Republic mountain tow...