Phillips County Museum News for October 21, 2020
October 21, 2020
Museum Notes Oct 21
Hunting season is upon us!
I think Ernest Hemingway described the emotion associated with bird hunting when he said “I think they were all made to shoot because if they were not why did they give them that whirr of wings that moves you suddenly more than any love of country.”
Private individuals can be credited with the first attempt to bring pheasants to Montana. Success did not come to these individuals until Montana had irrigated lands to provide much-needed habitat and food. Dr. Charles Thornton, a Montana physician, is credited with the first successful intr...