Montana Mountain was the site of the great silver rush in the early 1900s
Montana Mountain was the site of the great silver rush in the early 1900s. Conrad, a town located on the Windy Arm side of the mountain, was briefly home to almost 5,000 people and almost the capital of the territory.
Points of Interest
Sam McGee was the name of the main character from Robert Service’s famous poem “The Cremation of Sam McGee”. But he was also a real person...Read more
There are still lots of remains from Montana Mountain’s mining history, but some of the most interesting are the old stone houses. Most of these were built around 1905 when the silver rush was at its peak.Read more
Game Mother is an important story for Carcross-Tagish First Nation. It explains how the animals were created and spread throughout the land. Montana Mountain is one of the four sacred mountains...Read more