Very close to trouble: the Johnny Grant memoir

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Washington State University Press, 1996 - Biography & Autobiography - 223 pages
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Trader, stockman, and raconteur, Johnny Grant (1831-1907) lived "very close to trouble" on the wide open Montana-Idaho frontier of the mid-nineteenth century. Grant is memorialized today by the Grant-Kohrs Ranch National Historic Site at Deer Lodge, Montana.

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Very Close to Trouble
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The Johnny Grant Memoir 18471867 6190
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Camping on the Old Trail 205207
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Tapping the extensive archives of the Powell County Museum, the Grant-Kohrs Ranch, and private collections, Deer Lodge historian Lyndel Meikle presents the story of this mountain town, along with the massive Grant-Kohrs Ranch National Historic Site and the Old Montana Prison. Today the historic prison and ranch rest like bookends south and north of this pioneer town, wherein the story of early Montana can be read.

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