Historical Philipsburg, Southwestern Montana
Philipsburg is located in the heart of the
spectacular Flint Creek Valley on the Pintler Scenic Route (Montana
Highway 1) between Anaconda and Drummond. The historic mining
town of Philipsburg has late 19th century architecture throughout
It is the county seat for Granite County and has a small
county airport. Philipsburg offers many recreational and cultural
Philipsburg, Montana is the home of the Granite
County Museum and Cultural Center. The museum has exhibits
on the history of the Flint Creek Valley and turn of the century
Across the street is the McDonald Opera
House where several concerts and plays are held during the year
and current movie releases are shown on weekends.
Mountain Accordion Celebration was held in Philipsburg, Montana the past two
Several art galleries and antique shops are located in
the business district. Popular tourist stops are the Sapphire
Gallery and the Sweet Palace.
You can spend your free time exploring some of the nearby Montana ghost
towns (see these links for more info: Granite,
"The Silver Queen City", Granite
State Park, Southern
Cross) all great Montana recreation.
Other things to do include astronomy because of
the clear Montana mountain air and remote location, hunting for sapphires,
rock hounding, hiking, mountain biking, volleyball at the Sunshine
Station and other assorted sports throughout the year.
The Philipsburg, Montana Public
Schools sponsors a web site that contains more information about
the town of Philipsburg, Montana and its schools.
For information about Southwest Montana Real
estate, contact Pintlar Territories
a hometown real estate team that offers land, residential,
and commercial properties.