GreenerPasture.com

Sign In



Add YOUR Family To This Page

History of Helena, Montana, USA

Journey back in time to Helena, Montana, USA

Visit Helena, Montana, USA. Discover its history. Learn about the people who lived there through stories, old newspaper articles, pictures, postcards and genealogy.

Follow us on Instagram     
Helena, Montana, USA

In 1888 Helena had more millionaires per capita than any other city in the world.

50states.com

There is MUCH more to discover about Helena, Montana, USA. Read on!
  • 1869 - First Fire Tower
    First fire tower built to protect buildings in Helena, Montana.

    National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior

    www.nps.gov

  • 1888 - In 1888, Helena had more millionaires per capita than any other city in the world.

    www.ereferencedesk.com/ resources/ state-facts/ montana.html

  • 1895 - Helena
    Helena, a city, the capital of Montana, and of Lewis and Clarke co., is situated in Prickly Pear Valley, near the Rocky Mountains, about 14 miles W....Read MORE...


  • Helena, Montana, USA
    Capitol
    Postcard
  • Helena, Montana, USA
    Mt. Helena Looking West From Balcony, State Capitol, Helena, Mont.
    Postcard
  • 1908 - June 4-5 - Helena MT was deluged with 3.67 inches of rain to establish their all-time 24 hour rainfall record.

    The Weather Channel

  • Helena, Montana, USA
    Public Library
    Postcard
  • 1916
    Helena, a city, the capital of Montana and of Lewis and Clarke co., in Prickly Pear Valley, near the Rocky Mountains, about 14 miles W. of the...Read MORE...


  • News 1919 - ENGINEER KILLED IN TRAIN WRECK. Head-on Collision on N. P. Results in One Death and Many Injured.
    HELENA, Oct. 1. - Engineer Sidney Sherwood was killed and two firemen badly hurt when a light engine and passenger train on the Rimini branch of the...Read MORE...


  • News 1924 - December 14 - The temperature at Helena, MT, plunged 79 degrees in 24 hours, and 88 degrees in 34 hours. The mercury plummeted from 63 above to 25 below zero.

    WeatherForYou.com
    December 14, 1924

  • News January 31, 1949 - Helena MT reached 42 degrees below zero.

    WeatherForYou.com
    January 31, 1949

  • 1949 - September 11 - An early snowstorm brought 7.5 inches to Helena MT

    The Weather Channel

  • 1959 - November 11-12 - Between Noon on the 11th and Noon on the 12th, a winter storm buried Helena, MT, under 21.5 inches of snow, which surpassed their previous 24 hour record by seven inches.

    The Weather Channel



Old Photos, Pictures, Advertisements and Postcards from Helena, Montana, USA


Helena, Montana, USA
Pinterest
Capitol
Postcard

Helena, Montana, USA
Pinterest
Mt. Helena Looking West From Balcony, State Capitol, Helena, Mont.
Postcard

Helena, Montana, USA
Pinterest
Public Library
Postcard
We love this portable scanner for doing genealogy research. Take it with you. Scan on the go!




History and News of Helena, Montana, USA

Add History/News
  • 1869 - First Fire Tower
    First fire tower built to protect buildings in Helena, Montana.

    National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior

    www.nps.gov
  • 1888 - In 1888, Helena had more millionaires per capita than any other city in the world.

    www.ereferencedesk.com/ resources/ state-facts/ montana.html
  • 1895 - Helena
    Helena, a city, the capital of Montana, and of Lewis and Clarke co., is situated in Prickly Pear Valley, near the Rocky Mountains, about 14 miles W.... Read MORE...

  • 1908 - June 4-5 - Helena MT was deluged with 3.67 inches of rain to establish their all-time 24 hour rainfall record.

    The Weather Channel
  • 1916
    Helena, a city, the capital of Montana and of Lewis and Clarke co., in Prickly Pear Valley, near the Rocky Mountains, about 14 miles W. of the... Read MORE...

  • News  1919 - ENGINEER KILLED IN TRAIN WRECK. Head-on Collision on N. P. Results in One Death and Many Injured.
    HELENA, Oct. 1. - Engineer Sidney Sherwood was killed and two firemen badly hurt when a light engine and passenger train on the Rimini branch of the... Read MORE...

  • News  1924 - December 14 - The temperature at Helena, MT, plunged 79 degrees in 24 hours, and 88 degrees in 34 hours. The mercury plummeted from 63 above to 25 below zero.

    WeatherForYou.com
    December 14, 1924
  • News  January 31, 1949 - Helena MT reached 42 degrees below zero.

    WeatherForYou.com
    January 31, 1949
  • 1949 - September 11 - An early snowstorm brought 7.5 inches to Helena MT

    The Weather Channel
  • 1959 - November 11-12 - Between Noon on the 11th and Noon on the 12th, a winter storm buried Helena, MT, under 21.5 inches of snow, which surpassed their previous 24 hour record by seven inches.

    The Weather Channel

Helena, Montana, USA Genealogy

Ancestors Who Were Born in Helena, Montana, USA

We currently have information about ancestors who were born in Helena.

View Them Now (sorted by year of birth)


Ancestors Who Died in Helena, Montana, USA

We currently have information about ancestors who died in Helena.

View Them Now (sorted by year of death)


Ancestors Who Were Married in Helena, Montana, USA

We currently have information about ancestors who were married in Helena.

View Them Now

Not the place you are looking for? Try again!
Search for your ancestors by place

Search for Your Family by Place

To search for a place, specify place name below. Choose name from the list. Then SEARCH.
*Place Name:

Updated: 11/19/2019 2:04:36 PM

Are you from Helena? Do you have ancestors from there? Tell us YOUR story!

If you'd like to be contacted by others who have ancestors from Helena, leave a message here!
The comments you read here belong only to the person who posted them. We reserve the right to remove off-topic and inappropriate comments.