Montana is a relative hub of beer microbrewing, ranking third in the nation in number of craft breweries per capita in 2011. The first gold discovered in Montana was at Gold Creek near present-day Garrison in 1852. The Montana Yogo Sapphire is the only North American gem to be included in the Crown Jewels of England. Countryaah.com: Offers a full list of nationwide and statewide holidays in Montana starting from January 1st – New Year’s Day. Also covers the most recent three years of public holidays within the state of Montana.