Phillips County News - One Nation, Under God

By Lori Taylor
PC Museum Curator 

Phillips County Museum News for April 24, 2021


It’s time to celebrate Spring and the opening of the Phillips County Museum!! A milestone happened during the first week in April 1917. On April 6, 1917, the United States entered World War I. In July 1917 twelve men signed their intent to enlist in the Second Montana Volunteer Infantry and they signed on the circus grounds in Malta. Seriously – it did happen during a circus! Army personnel seeing an opportunity to enlist men set up a tent and some old muskets and established “recruiting headquarters” on the circus grounds with the Stars and Stripes flapping over the entrance o...

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