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Anaconda to Comertown (No. 121)

First Aired May 01, 2004

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. 121) Anaconda to Comertown

Rating: TV-G

Anaconda, Townsend, Little Big Horn Battlefield in Crow Agency, and Comertown.

This episode takes us up the slopes with a long-time ski instructor near Anaconda, introduces us to the art of glass blowing in Townsend, shows us a new monument to Native American soldiers at the Little Big Horn Battlefield in Crow Agency and takes us to a reunion in the nearly forgotten northeastern Montana town of Comertown. Montana native William Marcus hosts the program from the Chief Plenty Coups State Park near Pryor.

Program Update: 

Jean Mills from Anaconda died in 2013 at age 92. Discovery Ski Area named a ski run after her.