The Oldest Church In Montana Dates Back To The 1800s And You Need To See It

Fort Benton might be known as The Birthplace of Montana, but Stevensville is recognized as the first permanent settlement. And that’s where you’ll find St. Mary’s Mission, Montana’s oldest church. This historic gem has been around since 1841, and every Montanan should see it.

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Have you ever been to Montana’s oldest church? When you visit, make sure you spend some time enjoying the delightful little city of Stevensville.