MontanaPBS

Sun River Homestead

First Aired Saturday, May 02, 2009

This documentary tells the story of Esther Strasburger and her two sisters, Lydia and Anna, homesteaders in the Sun River Valley near Simms, Mont., in the early 1900s. The program also explores how homesteading was marketed to prospective settlers, often with direct appeals to women.

MontanaPBS

Sun River Homestead