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Western Treasures' is dedicated to exploring with its guests at the Hunter Peak and 7 D Ranches Nez Perce history and Western settlement during the 1800s. Our Discovery Vacations, "In the Saddle on the Nez Perce Trail," explore Nez Perce history and Western settlement as we follow the Nez Perce Trail on horseback through the backcountry of Yellowstone Park and the Absaroka Wilderness. Native American and Western history are presented on our Web Site for your pleasure. All of the "Featured Montana & Wyoming Places" are considered to be important interpretive resources for Nez Perce, Native American and Western history. In some instances, Western Treasures has voluntarily provided financial and technical resources to important interpretive facilities that lack funding resources for the development of Home pages themselves. This has been accomplished through Western Treasures "Featured Montana & Wyoming Places" program.

Eexplore yesteryear as you visit Bannack, Montana, and discover its rich past and learn about the men who helped shape the West including Sheriff Henry Plummer, Granville Stuart and John Bozeman. Bannack is a short distance from the Big Hole National Battlefield where the Nez Perce were attacked by the forces of Colonel John Gibbon during the Nez Perce War of 1877. The Chief Plenty Coups State Park with its archive photo collection is a must visit as well. Both Wyoming and Montana are rich in western history and places to visit. Old Trail Town in Cody, Wyoming, where you'll find Butch Cassidy's, the Sundance Kid, and the rest of the "Hole In the Wall" gang at the Whole In the Wall Cabin. You'll find many of Wyoming's early buildings reflecting life in Wyoming Territory.

The Buffalo Bill Historical Center located in Cody, Wyoming, is the home of the Harold Mc Cracketn Research Library, three museums and the world-renowned art gallery--The Whitney Gallery of Western Art. The museums include the Buffalo Bill Museum, the Plains Indian Museum, and the Cody Firearms Museum. The Plains Indian Museum provides unique insights into Native American history and culture. Artifacts and displays represent the Arapaho, Cheyenne, Crow, Gros Ventre, Nez Perce, Sioux, Shoshone and other Plains and Northwest Indian Tribes. Exquisite artwork including beadwork with intricate designs can be seen on many of the traditional clothing items on display. Western history and heritage are interpreted through the personal collections of William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody and the Cody Firearms Museum. The Whitney Art Gallery, "presents the creative accomplishment of artists who explored, documented, celebrated and interpreted the American West." The Gallery will take you back to yesteryear as you view paintings of Charlie Russell, Frederick Remington, George Catlin, Joseph Sharp, and other western artiists.

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