South of the Border, "Road trips of interest in Montana from Whitlash "

 

July 10, 2019

Erin and Eric Pula, of Chinook, are pictured in the post-World War II Jeep restored by their grandfather, Lyle Harrison. Harrison, of Rudyard, painted the vehicle with an orange and black theme, the school colors of the old Rudyard Panthers. The colors are the same as Erin and Eric's high school in Chinook. The passengers and vehicle were part of the recent Blaine County Cruise that made a lunch stop at the Sugar Shack just outside Rudyard.

Column No. 21

Columnist's note: My wife and I have been in Whitlash just over six months. After 20+ columns related to the Sweet Grass Hills I decided to write about a couple of interesting stops we've made in Montana outside the Hills during the same period.

On my bucket list to visit for some time, we finally stopped in the town of Fort Shaw to see where the 1904 "world champion girls' basketball team" was launched. Since reading "Full-Court Quest...," a 2004 book about the school and the famous team, I'd wanted to visit the site.

Another stop involved the Sugar Shack in Rudyard, an old...



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