Honky-Tonk Town

Havre, Montana's Lawless Era

Book Description

From its beginnings as a railroad siding in 1887, Havre, Montana was a tough, wide-open town with plenty of saloons, gambling halls, opium dens, brothels, and cheap cribs. With the passage of Prohibition, it was a natural hub for smuggling illegal alcohol across the nearby Canadian border. Honky-Tonk Town tells the story of this wild and woolly frontier town.

About Wilson, Gary A.

Gary A. Wilson's previous books include "Long" George Francis: Gentleman Outlaw of Montana and Outlaw Tales of Montana. As a biographer, historian and publisher, Wilson has been researching the history of northern Montana since 1978. He is a founding board member of the Fort Assinniboine Preservation Association and is active in several local and regional tourist and historical organizations. He lives in Havre, Montana.