Adam ""Horn"" Miller was born in Bavaria in October of 1839 and moved to St. Louis when he was a child. Followed gold strikes in the west, coming to Cooke City in the early 1870s - See Magazine Article Describes Beauties, Billings Gazette, June 3, 1928, and Earliest Resident Tells of Wagon Trip, Billings Gazette, July 21, 1935. Met President Chester Arthur as a Yellowstone Park guide about 1883 - See Montana Matters, Helena Daily Independent, September 14, 1883, p.7. Miller Creek and Miller Mountain were named after him. See Me By Mary Margaret Curl. Died in 1917 or a later date. His hand-made 50 caliber rifle was donated the Montana Historical Society in 1920.
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See Magazine Article Describes Beauties, Billings Gazette, June 3, 1928, and Earliest Resident Tells of Wagon Trip, Billings Gazette, July 21, 1935. See Montana Matters, Helena Daily Independent, September 14, 1883, p.7. See Me By Mary Margaret Curl.