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MonDak Heritage Center - Sidney, Montana
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MONDAK HERITAGE CENTER
120 Third Ave SE,  Sidney, MT 59270
phone: 406-433-3500  -- Fax: 406-433-3503

MonDak Heritage Center hours: Year round
Tue-Friday 10-4pm  and Sat 1-4pm
Sandy Turner,  Administrative Assistant

The MonDak Heritage Center  in Sidney
has a special room set aside for historical records; newspaper archives,  books on Montana History, private collections, and a special homesteader card file listing families together. Volunteers maintain this room, and match obituaries with the cards. Several Richland County cemeteries are indexed here.
Special exhibits are featured at various times of the year.  The Spring quilt show is well attended. The basement has early day pieces and political history. One of Montana's Governors, Donald Nutter came from Sidney.

When contacted for specific information, they will do limited look-ups.  They also sell both family history books, Courage Enough I and II Send a SASE requesting basic information to: 

MonDak Heritage Center
120 Third Ave SE,     Sidney, MT 59270

 The center welcomes donations, memberships, books and family cards if you have Richland County roots! 
  E-mail   MonDak Genealogy Dept   
  Please put the word Genealogy in Subject line!


  books  Publications available:

   Hundreds of early family histories

  COURAGE ENOUGH  I    [1976]  See on-line index!
  COURAGE ENOUGH II    [1996]
  HOME RANGE, ELMDALE 
  Focus On Our Roots- Story of Sidney
  Our Jubilee - 1911-1961 Yellowstone Valley
  HONYOCKERS HERITAGE, Richey
       many more historical biographies are shelved at the MonDak Heritage Center


   Area Newspapers Montana & North Dakota

        Fulkerson Funeral Home
         315 - 2nd St NW,  Sidney, MT 59270

        Lambert Historical Society
         PO Box 108, Lambert, MT 59243

    Dawson County Courthouse (Parent County to 1914)

   Early Dawson Marriages 1881 - 1919 (includes Richland)

Beginners! There is a lot of great free information available! 
Verify your locations, look for homestead info, check for obituaries, then get marriage, death certificates, rent or buy census records - you must have county names. Check out the big query boards, RootsWeb,  Genealogy.com,   Ancestry, and the LDS sponsored site, Family Search. Follow the USGenWeb links to any state, then county for resources!
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Please comtact me if you have old cemetery information or other historical information about Richland County.