According to an economic impact analysis report from the Montana Heritage Commission, Virginia City and Nevada City once again saw record tourist numbers in 2017.
She is in Virginia City, through SHRAB, for a 10 week stint to organize all of Madison County’s records from 1865 as part of an effort to preserve and sustain all of Montana’s records.
John Ellingsen honored for commitment to preserving history
Virginia City is officially alive for the 2017 summer season. Visitors and locals lined Wallace Street and the historic boardwalk for a parade on Saturday, May 27, to celebrate the season, as well as Memorial Day.
When Governor Steve Bullock signed House Bill 2 into law on May 9, the Montana Heritage Commission, which oversees Virginia City and Nevada City, received $2 million for maintenance and preservation to be used over the next two years.