A growing community at the lower end of the Sun River valley, at the junction of Hwy 200 and I-90. 


 Welcome to the official website of the Sun River Valley Historical Society.  Here you will find some of what we have to offer relating to this beautiful valley so rich in history.  Please take time to take a good look at all sections and pages of our site.  You'll find that we have much to be proud of in our valley.  See our archival photos and maps, read a sampling of historical events and sites, look at items we have for sale and please consider joining our society and donating to our cause.  We hope to see you and hear from you soon.  Thanks for visiting.


Where you find folks interested, caring, and acting to preserve history.



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The Sun River Valley Historical Society is a 501-c-3 non-profit organization and all gifts are tax deductible.  Thank you for your support.

Sun River Valley Historical Society


Historic site of fort established June 30, 1867 as Fort Reynolds and on July 4, 1867 renamed to Fort Shaw in honor of Col. Robert Gould Shaw


A beautiful community at the upper end of the Sun River Valley, surrounded by ranches.

our mission:

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Historic site of one of Montana oldest communities at the site of old Sun River Crossing on the old Mullan Trail.

Preserving history of the Sun River Valley