Spirit Tailings: Ghost Tales from Virginia City, Butte and Helena (Paperback)
If ghosts are the restless spirits of those who died violently or in a state of unreadiness, then Montana's violent frontier history explains the richness and depth of these haunting stories. This wonderful collection--based on oral testimony, diaries, journals, and newspaper accounts--presents an eerie history of the state's legendary mining towns. In addition to their ghoulish intrigue, these stories combine to provide new perspectives and a greater appreciation for Montana's past.
Ellen Baumler is a writer and interpretive historian. She lives in Helena, Montana.