Established on the banks of the Nanella River where it joins the Yellowstone, flanked by the peaks of the Gallatin Range to the west and the Absaroka to the east, Marietta started as a trading post for fur trappers.  Ranchers and cattlemen followed, and the discovery of copper in 1884 began a ten-year boom of prosperity and prospectors.  Some of the early settlers—the Brambles, Sheehans, Douglases, Greys, McCulloughs, and MacCreadies—left buildings and families that endure to this day. Come listen to their stories…

Historical Marietta

Contemporary Marietta

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