2017 Mullan Road Conference Deer Lodge, MT

2017 Mullan Road Conference in Deer Lodge, Montana

Brought to you by the 
Deer Lodge Preservation Commission

1860 Gustavus Sohon

1860, Gustavus Shohn, lithograph published in Narrative and Final Report of Explorations for a Route for a Pacific Railroad near Forty-seventh and Forty-ninth Parallels of North Latitude from St. Paul to Puget Sound by Isaac.

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 Call (406) 846-3111 to register by phone 
or by mailing check made payable to:
Old Prison Museum 
attn: Mullan Road Conference 
1106 Main Street 
Deer Lodge, MT 59722
Printable Click Here Registration Form 2017

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Conference Rates:

$95 for 3 day event

$75 for Saturday & Sunday

$35 for Field Trip

$15 Saturday Session 1/2 or all day (No Food)

May 8th is last day for EARLY REGISTRATION

Early registration receives 1 FREE drink Coupon

Friday May 19

Early Arrival Activities

Old Prison



1106 Main Street

Open 8:00 a.m-6:00 p.m. Visit Yellowstone Trail exhibit
Grant-Kohrs Ranch

National Historic Site


2:30—4:30 p.m.



Sign up for a guided tour of the ranch house

(“Johney Grant’s house”)




4:oo-5:30 p.m. Pen Convention Center

925 Main Street



H’ors d’oeuvres and no host bar

5:30-6:30 p.m. Pen Convention Center

925 Main Street

Saturday May 20

Registration 8:00 a.m. Rialto Community Theater

418 Main Street

Welcome to Deer Lodge 8:30 a.m. Mayor Zane Cozby
Yellowstone Trail 9:00 a.m. John O’Donnell
Yellowstone Trail and convict labor Jon Axline
Mining at Gold Creek 10:00 a.m. Charlie Brand
Break 10:45 a.m.
Elliston to Sieben on the Mullan Road 11:15 a.m. Rich Buswell
Lunch noon Masonic Lodge

304 Milwaukee Ave.

The Mullan Road near

Spotted Dog

1:00 p.m. Lewis Smith
Modern Mapping of

Historic Routes

2:00 p.m. Ricki Bauer
Break 2:45 p.m.
Statues and

Their Repair

3:15 p.m. Kirby Matthews
Astoria 4:00 p.m. Peter Stark
Evening Reception



6:00 p.m. Elks Post 1737

230 Main Street

American Fork

along the

Mullan Road and prep for field trip

Ted Antonioli

Sunday May 21

Buses Departs from

Powell County

High School

parking lot.

709 Missouri


8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. American Fork (Gold Creek) and Drummond field trip with

Ted Antonioli and

Loraine Domine

BBQ lunch included

Lodging Available at the following locations:

Western Big Sky Inn

Address: 210 North Main St, Deer Lodge, MT 59722

Call 406-846-2590 Click to Go to Website

Address: 1150 N Main St, Deer Lodge, MT 59722
Phone:(406) 846-2370  Click to Go to Website
Budget Inn
Address: 809 Main St, Deer Lodge, MT 59722
Phone:(406) 846-2810 Go to Website
Deer Lodge KOA
Address: 330 Park St, Deer Lodge, MT 59722
Phone:(406) 846-1629 Click to Go to Website
Indian Creek Campground
Address: 745 Maverick Ln, Deer Lodge, MT 59722
Phone:(406) 846-3848 Click to Go to Website
Bernie and Sharon’s Riverfront RV Park
Address: 115 Riverfront Ln, Garrison, MT 59731 (Located just 9 miles from Deer Lodge)
Phone:(800) 255-1318 Click to Go to Website


"Along the Yellowstone Trail"