Bernie Ellingson Speaks

Bernie Ellingson stopped in “The Mountaineer” last week and commented on the story about the two historians pictured at the Jim Kipp Lookout. They were Dr. Merrill Burlingame and Dr. Vern Dusenberry.

Bernie said they would be turning over in their graves for my saying they were from MSU Bozeman. I suspect he is right. The college at that time was called Montana State College.

Bernie went on to say when he went to school at Montana State College he took classes from both those gentlemen and when Dr. Burlingame was doing some history at the Rocky Boy Reservation, he stayed at the Ellingson home...

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