Phillips County News - One Nation, Under God

By Lori Taylor
P.C. Museum Curator 

Phillips County Museum News for August 14, 2019


August 14, 2019

Let’s travel to southern Phillips County and visit about the intersection of U.S. 191 and Montana 66. Or as commonly known throughout Phillips County as the “DY”.

Early Montana history tells the story of a trail that was used by the Metis. The trail started in Canada and meandered all the way to the Yellowstone. This trail was known as the DY Trail. The “D” stood for the Dominion of Canada and the “Y’ stood for the Yellowstone. Travel forward a few years in time and Lawrence Duncan starts the first bar at the junction with land Ruel Horner and Tommy Dowar gave him. Thr...

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