Awards & National Recognition
2011 & 2017 – Featured in Patricia Schultz’ travel guide, “1,000 Places to See in the US and Canada Before You Die.” New York Times bestseller book.
2012 – Received Historic Preservation Award of Excellence from Lewistown Historic Society.
2013 – Nominated as Tourism Event of the Year at the Governor’s Conference on Montana Tourism.
2014 – United Airlines features MT Cowboy Poetry in January flight magazine, ‘Hemisphere,’ as a world-wide bucket list item in “24 Strangest Things to Do”.
2015 – Legacy Inductee into Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame for District #6…..an OVER THE TOP HONOR!!!!
2018 – Recipient of Book Award from Montana Humanities for encouragement of the written word in poetry and song lyrics to honor heritage of the American Cowboy of the Upper Rocky Mountain West.
2019 – Featured as one of the best summer festivals in ’Mosaic Magazine’ a lifestyle publication produced by Morgan Stanley for their clients.