Hamilton is a small and lovely city located in the United States of America. Hamilton is the county seat of Ravalli County, in the state of Montana. The city was established by Marcus Daly at the end of the 19th century, but its name comes from J.W. Hamilton, the man who provided the right of way for the use of the nearby railroad. Hamilton is an important name on the map of research, hosting two microbiological research and production facilities - Rocky Mountain Laboratories and Corixa Corporation. Notable residents of the city include Willy Burgdorfer, the man who discovered the cause of the Lyme disease, golfer Val Skinner and Marcus Daly - the founder of the city and copper king.
Ravalli County Museum is the former courthouse of Hamilton, now restored. The museum has exhibitions about natural history, fly fishing, Native Americans and other topics related to Montana. It has a program called Sunday Series and during this, local speakers share stories related to the history of the town.
Stock Farm Golf Course is an 18-hole golf course located on a natural terrain. The golf course is surrounded by beautiful views of the Bitteroot and Sapphire Mountains. Every year, a golf championship attracts Hamilton locals, but also tourists eager to compete with golf pros, from all over the region.
Daly Mansion is the former house of Marcus Daly. The copper king used to live here during summer with his wife Margaret and their four children. A former farmhouse, the building is now an impressive 24.000 square feet mansion and inside it you can admire 25 beautiful bedrooms and 15 luxurious bathrooms. Daly Mansion is one of the most beautiful homes in Hamilton.