Bighorn Canyon In Your Classroom
Bighorn Canyon Education Programs In Your Classroom!
In 1913, Barry led a group of fellow adventurers down the Bighorn Canyon, all the way to New Orleans, on a two cylinder, eight horsepower boat named the Edith . That’s right, a two cylinder, eight horsepower boat, from Montana all the way down to the Gulf of Mexico. Can you imagine? Barry could and he ended up using his imagination to make reality.
This program interprets Hillsboro, the Edith’s voyage and Barry’s ensuing success at the ranch. It asks students to consider:
This program meets the state of Montana education curriculum standards and can be geared towards elementary or middle school students. To schedule a ranger visit to your class contact us or call Chief of Interpretation Chris Wilkinson at 406-666-2351!
Did You Know?
There are five distinct rock layers exposed in the ridge at Horseshoe Bend. The Sundance Formation contains marine fossils such as gryphaea, belemnites, and crinoid stems. Above the Sundance, the Morrison Formation, of Jurassic age, contains diplodocus and allosaurus dinosaur fossils. More...