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Schools and Education in Montana (Part 4)


November 27, 2019

Paintings by Jane Stanfel

Our own little Roundup, which reckons itself a town from 1908, has its own history of both Catholic and public education.

The Roundup Museum has an informative map covering the 1920s to the 1950s. In the region of the River's crossing the county, it itemizes 88 public schools, mainly one-room, rural affairs and 66 ranches.

Originally, those wishing to attend public high school came to Roundup, exemplified in our last article by the 80-year-old that recounts walking 14 miles home each weekend to see his family. The County high school building was the Community Center, as it is still called,...

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