75th Anniversary of the Going-to-the Sun Road

June 1, 2008
12:00 am

Glacier National Park celebrated with an afternoon event that included talks relating to the Road’s construction 75 years ago and also included speeches by local dignitaries, and representatives of various Native American TribesĀ  The Montana House also celebrated with featured wood carver, Jim Jensen, “The Bear Man.” Jim’s father worked on the Road and Jim lived in Apgar as a young boy. While Jim reminisced about those days, he was joined by local resident, Ted Swanberg, whose father and older brother worked on the Hungry Horse Dam. Former Jammer, Gordon Doggett, a Montana House employee whose father was a Jammer in the 30’s, joined Jim and Ted with stories of his Jammer Days.

Session Category :  Social Reception