One Of The Worst Disasters In U.S. History Happened Right Here In Montana

Sadly, Montana is no stranger to disasters, natural and otherwise. From our numerous blizzards to the Smith Mining disaster, our state history is littered with some unpleasantries. But not natural disaster can quite compare with the tragic Great Fire of 1910.

We’re thankful for the modern advances that have made forest fires a bit easier to fight since the Fire of 1910. Here are some other little-known trivia facts about the Treasure State.