Discover "The Richest Hill On Earth"

Guided explorations of mining and cultural history and geology in and around
Butte, America
an educational tourism program from
Gibson Consulting
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Links and Associates

Attractions and Organizations
closely connected to your tour
Selected activities and attractions
in the region

Recommended Reading

You will receive copies of the following books (one of each per family)
as part of your paid registration in this program:
  • Roadside Geology of Montana, by Dave Alt and Don Hyndman
  • War of the Copper Kings, by C.B. Glasscock
  • Butte Voices, by Pat Kearney
  • Historic Stained Glass in selceted houses of worship, Butte, Montana, by Richard Gibson and Irene Scheidecker
  • Lost Butte: Preservation and Demolition in the Nation's Largest National Historic Landmark District, by Richard I. Gibson (avail. summer 2012)
  • The Mules, the Mines, and the Miners, by Mike Byrnes
  • Mining Matters, by Richard I. Gibson
  • History of the Earth Perpetual Calendar, by Richard I. Gibson
  • What Things are Made Of: America's global dependency for nearly everything, by Richard I. Gibson
  • Wisdom Road, by Chad Okrusch (music CD featuring Butte and southwest Montana themes)

Also recommended:

  • Fire and Brimstone, by Michael Punke
  • Rising From the Plains, by John McPhee
  • Mile High, Mile Deep, by Richard O'Malley
  • Wide Open Town, by Myron Brinig
  • Work Song, by Ivan Doig
  • Undaunted Courage, by Stephen Ambrose

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Richard I. Gibson, Gibson Consulting - 301 North Crystal St. - Butte, Montana 59701 - Phone/Fax: 406-723-9639 - E-mail