Polson (Mont.); Flathead Indian Reservation (Mont.); Ranching; David Polson
Polson's namesake was pioneer rancher David Polson, born in 1834 in New Haven, Connecticut. The exact date he and his wife, Mary Kane, arrived in the Polson area is unknown. Rancher Billy Irvine felt it was 1865. David Polson was said to have had a hospitable nature, to have played the fiddle, and led an orchestra that played for dances as far away as Missoula and Frenchtown.
North Lake County Public Library, Polson, Montana
Scanned on an Epson Perfection V500 PHOTO scanner at 400 dpi, 24-bit color
These images are intended for scholarly/educational purposes, private research, and study. Use of these materials is governed by the fair use clause of the 1976 Copyright Act. Written permission may be required for use and/or reproduction from the copyright owner. Please also see the Montana Memory Project's Copyright Statement and Conditions of Use at: http://cdm15018.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm4/about.php