History and the supernatural are the canvas for this program that intertwines the past with the present. Historian, storyteller, and award-winning author Ellen Baumler weaves a ghostly web in a thought-provoking journey to Montana’s most spirited places. Basing her true stories on firsthand accounts, personal interviews, and historical records, her well-researched tales have scared and delighted audiences of all ages. Haunted places include hotels, houses, cemeteries, mines, and historic landscapes across Montana. With a ghostly twist on history, Baumler captures Montana’s cultural heritage and brings the state’s supernatural past to life.
Ellen Baumler Bio:
Ellen Baumler earned her Ph.D. from the University of Kansas in English, classics, and history. She was the Montana Historical Society’s interpretive historian from 1992 to her retirement in 2018 and is the award-winning author of numerous books and dozens of articles on diverse topics. Her stories of the supernatural have been collected in five books: Spirit Tailings, Beyond Spirit Tailings, Montana Chillers (for younger readers), Haunted Helena and Ghosts of the Last Best Place.