Memories of Bigfork

Long-time residents of the Bigfork area share memories and stories of their families and past events. These are the oral histories of this place and its people.

Bud Robinson

Bud Robinson shares his colorful and often humorous memories of growing up in early Bigfork, and the impact that World War II had on his life and on the community.

Vi (Pinkerman) Lewis

When Vi (Pinkerman) Lewis was growing up on the east short of Flathead Lake, the fruit orchard industry was beginning to take root. She shares her memories of those happy times and the times when she faced personal tragedy.

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Visit the Bigfork History Project at the Bigfork Art & Cultural Center

March - December

Tues-Sat 11am - 5pm

Closed Sunday & Monday

Open by appointment only in January and February



(406) 837.6927


525 Electric Avenue

Bigfork, MT 59911