PO Box 223
Hamilton, MT 59840

Daly Mansion and the Margaret Daly Memorial Gardens and Arboretum


For more information regarding all events, rental information, and activities: please call : 406-363-6004 ext. 2#


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The Daly Mansion Trophy Room and grounds are available for rental. Contact Suzanne at 406-363-6004 ext. 2#.

Daly Mansion 2014 Events    

(details will continued to be updated)

Spring Speaker Series in Partnership with Humanities Montana: Saturdays 10am-Noon;  March 8, 15, 22, 29; April 5 & 12

To Attend Any or All: Call 363-6004 ext. 4#. Presentations take place in the Mansion Trophy Room.


Admission is Free


8th: Favorite Stories of our Big Sky Country-Presented by Montana Humanities Speaker Hal Stearn: Montana evokes many images-wildness, beauty, rugged individualism, tough living, the last frontier, cowboys and the days of the open range, the steamboat era, Indian storeis, a dog named Shep, an elk called Earl, and the cagiest wolf of them all, homesteaders, miners, soldiers, poets, writers and painters-all add up to our very special love affair with the "Last Best Place."

15th: The Birth of the Bitterroot Valley-80 Million Years In the Making-Presented by Daly Mansion Volunteer Bruce Gould: The Bitterroot Valley of werstern Montana is unique in many ways.  It's varied landscape is a tale of two mountain ranges.  The way the valley was formed allows its' inhabitants to enjoy a pleasant climate, magnificent views and a comfortable, healthy place to live.

22nd: GOLD RUSH! The Journey of Zena E. Evans-Presented by Daly Mansion Volunteer Paul Mogenson: Mrs. Margaret Daly's father leaves Ohio with his family to unkownn territory in search of riches.  Stopping at South Pass mining camps and eventually making their way to Ophir, Utah, where Margaret meets and marries Marcus Daly, the family was exposed to the political, social activities, housing and Indian problems of ealy mining towns.

29th: Countess Margit and her Hungarian Horses-Presented by Daly Mansion Volunteer Don Erdman: From war torn Europe until her death in 1984, the remarkable story of Daly Granddaughter Margit Sigray Bessenyey's struggle to establish the Hungarian breed of horse in America.


5th: Butte, the Cosmopolitan City of Montana-Presented by Humanities Speaker/Re-enactor Tom Satterly: Come to Butte--the richest hill on Earth, a mile high and a mile deep, the cosmopolitan city of Montana, the "Gibarltar of unionism," and a microcosm of the Industrial Age!  Butte was always open: Italian supper clubs in Meaderville, boarding houses in Finntown, the Columbia Gardens, streetcars, the joints uptown, and everybody's kitchens.

12th: Ranches of the Bitter Root Stock Farm-Presented by Daly Mansion Volunteer Mo Lischke: By 1902 Daly's Bitter Root Stock Farm was divided into 9 different ranch departments, each specializing in different areas of agriculture, horticulture and stock raising.  Mo will be discussing two of the ranches, the Pendergrast and Gilchrist which were later sold to the Leonardi and Duus families.

May Events 

4th: Daly Mansion Education Alliance Presentations

10th: Mother's Day Tea

11th: Tours-Open for the Season

30th & 31st: Rummage Sale

June Events

23rd-26th: Youth History Day Camp

July Events

24th: Bitterroot Community Band Concert

25th-27th: Daly Days

August Events

2nd: Roundup at Riverside

23rd-24th: Bitterroot Valley Scottish Irish Festival

September Events

13th: Children's Harvest & Lawn Party

October Events

31st: Haunted Mansion

12th: Last Day of Regular Season Tours

November Events

7th-9th: Holly Jolly Craft Show

December Events

20th: Community Christmas Party




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