Documents/Books Currently Available Online
Through Glacier Park by Mary Roberts Rinehart
Additional Online Resources
National Park Service Web Sites:
Teaching with Historic Places (TwHP) uses properties listed in the National Park Service's National Register of Historic Places to enliven history, social studies, geography, civics, and other subjects. A lesson plan focusing on the Going-to-the-Sun Road is available at
Cultural Resources Web Sites:
The United States Geological Survey has placed much of its large collection of historic photographs on line. The collection includes many photographs of Glacier National Park and environs.
The USGS Northern Rocky Mountain Science Center's website includes historical panoramic photographs taken in the 1930s. The photos provide insight into 1930s NPS management philosophy as well as a resource for identifying conditions in Glacier National Park during the same time period.
The Library of Congress has a Prints & Photographs Online Catalog on their website. Topics include historic American building surveys, engineering records, and landscape surveys.
The culture of the Blackfoot people is one of the main focuses of The Glenbow Museum in Calgary, Alberta. Their website can be found at
Tribal Web Sites:
The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes
Did You Know?
Glacier National park was named for the glaciers that carved, sculpted, and formed this landscape millions of years ago. Despite the recession of current glaciers, the park's name will not change when the glaciers are gone.