Montana is a very unique state in a lot of ways. There are some things that can't be found anywhere else in the world. From precious gemstones to food, Montana is truly one-of-a-kind.

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In the past, we've discussed popular food items that are essentially a part of the state's history. Pork chop sandwiches and pasties are a couple of great examples that first appeared during Montana's mining boom. Both of them required simple ingredients and made feeding hungry miners a little easier. Butte, Montana is known as the birthplace of both pork chop sandwiches and pasties. Even though that was a long time ago, Montanans still seem to love them.

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Yogo Sapphires are also something that can only be found in Montana, and if you weren't aware, the Yogo Sapphire is the only North American gemstone in Britain's Crown Jewels. The majority of Yogo Sapphires are found in Yogo Gulch in Judith Basin County, Montana, and the mines are located on private property.

What Unique Sweet Treat is Montana Known For?

If you need to satisfy your sweet tooth, Montana is one of the only states in America where you can find huckleberries growing in the wild. You can also find them in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington. You can make a variety of items using huckleberries, but huckleberry ice cream is our personal favorite. Huckleberries were even named Montana's official food by Taste of Home.

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Where to Get Huckleberry Ice Cream in Montana?

Wilcoxson's is a local Montana company known for making great ice cream, and if you're lucky, you can find a pint of their delicious huckleberry ice cream at your neighborhood grocery store. The pints actually contain real huckleberries and are only available seasonally while they last. Nothing beats a fresh huckleberry milkshake during the summer in Montana. If you haven't tried it, do yourself a favor and have a scoop or two.

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