Publisher: Bookage Press
Binding: Oversized Paperback
Many of the original settlers of Red Lodge, Montana, back in its early mining days, were Finns. At the Foot of the Beartooth Mountains: A History of the Finnish Community of Red Lodge, Montana chronicles their part in the history of the town. In addition to being the definitive reference on Finnish settlements in the area, it also contains a great deal of general historical information about Red Lodge and surrounding areas in Carbon County.
This book is comprehensive, and has a dozen pages of index to help you find key information. It includes appendixes about Finn Town, Knights of Kaleva Lodge (1900-1930), The Red Lodge Duuma, Maps, Red Lodge Liberty Committee, the Yellowstone National Park route, Young Finnish-Americans Club, Finnish/English language influences, Memorials to the Festival Center, and notable Red Lodge Finns.
Copyright 1998. 250 pages. This is a large (8-1/2 inches by 11 inches by 1/2 inch thick) paperback book.