Augusta to Wisdom (No. 120)
First Aired November 01, 2003
Since 1991, the Backroads crew has traveled across Montana visiting its unique people and places. The series airs regularly on MontanaPBS.
Backroads of Montana
(No. 120) Augusta to Wisdom
Big Hole Valley, Moiese, Augusta, Wisdom
We visit a Big Hole Valley family that's been haying together for generations, hear the sounds of fall as elk bugle near Moiese, meet a small-town guitarist who has criss-crossed Montana performing for more than 70 years, learn the history of a one-of-a-kind bridge near Augusta, and drop in on a woman who reports the news from Sweet Grass. Montana native William Marcus hosts the program from the C.M. Russell Museum in Great Falls.
Jill Hirschy Eliel, who drove a buck-rake with distinction on the Hirschy Ranch, died on May 22, 2009. She was 85.
A stack of antlers near the entrance to the National Bison Range in Moiese.