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Backroads Of Montana

Since 1991, the Backroads crew has traveled across Montana visiting its unique people and places. The series airs regularly on MontanaPBS.

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Scobey to West Yellowstone
 (No. 106)
We visit the Prairie Symphonette, Butte's Pork Chop John's, and a baling-twine teepee near Wise River--and then stop for a bit of fly fishing on the Madison River. William Marcus hosts from the Grant-Kohrs Ranch National Historic Site near Deer Lodge. (First Aired Monday, May 01, 1995)
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Episode Six “Scobey to West Yellowstone” (1995) – The Prairie Symphonette is still playing concerts in Scobey and Pork Chops John’s is still a Butte favorite (with outlets in other Montana cities).   Maggie Merriman still gives fly fishing lessons in West Yellowstone.  In a sad post script to this episode, Marion and Margaret Pyeatt, the couple who built the baling twine teepee near Wise River, died in a tragic accident in their home in Dec. 2004.  Margaret was a beloved teacher and Marion an accomplished tradesman in Dillon.  They will be missed by all who knew them.