Every good genealogist wants to find a county history for each locality where an ancestor resides. Well, have you checked the Internet Archive lately? There are over 10 million digitized books and texts, and you are likely to find one or more county histories for whatever locality you choose—and I’m not just talking U.S. counties.
In this quick video tutorial (5 minutes) you can learn how to find and download these free books.
They have what is called the Montana Memory Project. These memory projects are beginning to crop up for other states, too. Just “Google” [state] Memory Project and see what you find for the state where you are researching.
Significant digital collections (Montana Memory Project):