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Anaconda, Montana: Goosetown and West of Main by J. Ray Haffey

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SKU: 72214

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  • Paperback
  • Approx. 6" x 9"

      When Montana finally became a state in 1889 everyone was thrilled! However, with statehood came new responsibilities and tasks. The first order of business was to pick a city to be the state capital! Plenty of cities competed for the title, Helena, Bozeman, Billings, Missoula. In the end, Helena became Montana's state capital with a close runner-up being Anaconda. Learn all about Anaconda in Anaconda, Montana: Goosetown and West of Main by J. Ray Haffey! Anaconda, Montana: Goosetown and West of Main by J. Ray Haffey is a story starting in 1945, just after the return of our World War II soldiers. From there Anaconda, Montana: Goosetown and West of Main by J. Ray Haffey discusses what made Anaconda, Anaconda. Learn what Goosetown is and West of Main means. Add the beautiful photography that has been carefully dispersed throughout Anaconda, Montana: Goosetown and West of Main by J. Ray Haffey and you have a book full of fascinating history in an easy to read and engaging way! 

     Joseph Raymond Haffey was born in Regensburg Germany in 1947. He was the eldest of five children born to a U.S. Air Force officer. When Joseph was five years old his parents moved to Anaconda, Mt. Joseph would spend his school years there and would eventually find his way back to teach at the new Class AA Anaconda High School. He taught U.S. History/ Government and tried to help students identify their passion and figure out how to pursue it.