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    • Bank of Fergus County, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Banks;
    • This is the interior of the Bank of Fergus County which was built in 1904 at 223 W. Main. It replaced the first Bank of Fergus County which was built in 1887 and burned in 1904 when the Lewistown Hotel (next door) burned. The bank later moved into...
    • Bank of Fergus County, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Banks;
    • This is the interior of the Bank of Fergus County which was built in 1904 at 221 W. Main. It replaced the first Bank of Fergus County which was built in 1887 and burned in 1904 when the Lewistown Hotel (next door) burned. The bank later moved into...
    • Bank of Fergus County, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • Located at 223 W. Main, the building on the right was the Bank of Fergus County. It was built in 1882-83. It burned in 1904 and was rebuilt in 1905. Later the bank built the Montana Building across the street and moved in 1917. The building on the...
    • Bank of Fergus County, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Bank of Fergus County (built in 1904) located at 223 W. Main. It was used by the bank until they moved across Main Street to 224 W. Main in 1917.
    • Bank of Fergus County, Lewistown, Montana

    • 1898
    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • Located at 223 W. Main, the building on the right was the Bank of Fergus County. It was built in 1886-87. It burned in 1904 and was rebuilt in 1905. Later the bank built the Montana Building across the street and moved in 1917. The Lewistown Hotel...
    • Bank of Fergus County, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Iwas built in 1904 and located at 223 W. Main. It was used as the bank until they built a new building across Main Street at 224 W. Main in 1917
    • Brice Hospital, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Hospitals;
    • Brice Hospital. It was built by George W. Taylor between the years 1914 and 1917 and completed in 1919. The Brice Hospital was an impressive two-story red brick structure with a day-lighted basement and rooms on the third floor (attic). It was...
    • Brickyard workers at Lewistown, Montana.

    • 1917
    • Brickyards; Beehive kiln;
    • Back row: (left to right) unknown, Ben Isaacs, Joe Isaacs, unknown, unknown, unknown, Fred Howard; Front row: unknown, unknown, Roy Stokes, Unknown. The brickyard was started by John Gretencourt and George Wiedeman. The business started about 1910...
    • Bucher, Fred

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    • Pioneers;
    • Fred Bucher was born July 2, 1888 in Omaha, Nebraska to Swiss Immigrants, Anton and Mary Bucher. He headed west when he was 21 years old and landed in Missoula Montana. In 1917 he settled on a farm on the Judith River. He married a neighbor Mary...
    • Burke Warehouse, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Wool Industry;
    • It was built by Daniel "Pickhandle" Burke in 1917. When Burke saw the need for such a building, he procured the site and set to work on his plans, little did he realize that years later his warehouse would be the storage place for nine-million...
    • Burke Warehouse, Lewistown, Montana.

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    • Wool Industry;
    • It was built by Daniel "Pickhandle" Burke in 1917. When Burke saw the need for such a building, he procured the site and set to work on his plans, little did he realize that years later his warehouse would be the storage place for nine-million...
    • Calvert Hotel, Lewistown, Montana

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    • The Calvert Hotel was built in 1917 as a girl’s dormitory for the Fergus County High School. It was located at 216 7th Ave. South. On Aug. 21, 1925, it was reported by the school administration that Fergus High was broke due to the bank failures in...
    • Calvert Hotel, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Dormitories;
    • View of the Calvert Hotel (built 1917) at 216 7th Avenu South. It was originally the dormitory for the Fergus County Free High School.
    • Calvert Hotel, Lewistown, Montana

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    • The Calvert Hotel was built in 1917 as a girl’s dormitory for the Fergus County High School. It was located at 216 7th Ave. South. On Aug. 21, 1925, it was reported by the school administration that Fergus High was broke due to the bank failures in...
    • Calvert Hotel, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown, Montana; Hotels; Buildings;
    • The Calvert Hotel was built in 1917 as a girl’s dormitory for the Fergus County High School. It was located at 216 7th Ave. South. On Aug. 21, 1925, it was reported by the school administration that Fergus High was broke due to the bank failures in...
    • Calvert Hotel, Lewistown, Montana

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    • The Calvert Hotel was built in 1917 as a girl’s dormitory for the Fergus County High School. It was located at 216 7th Ave. South. On Aug. 21, 1925, it was reported by the school administration that Fergus High was broke due to the bank failures in...
    • Calvert Hotel, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown, Montana; Hotels;
    • The Calvert Hotel was built in 1917 as a girl’s dormitory for the Fergus County High School. It was located at 216 7th Ave. South. On Aug. 21, 1925, it was reported by the school administration that Fergus High was broke due to the bank failures in...
    • Calvert Hotel, Lewistown, Montana

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    • The Calvert Hotel was built in 1917 as a girl’s dormitory for the Fergus County High School. It was located at 216 7th Ave. South. On Aug. 21, 1925, it was reported by the school administration that Fergus High was broke due to the bank failures in...
    • Calvert Hotel, Lewistown, Montana

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    • The Calvert Hotel was built in 1917 as a girl’s dormitory for the Fergus County High School. It was located at 216 7th Ave. South. On Aug. 21, 1925, it was reported by the school administration that Fergus High was broke due to the bank failures in...
    • Calvert Hotel, Lewistown, Montana

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    • The Calvert Hotel was built in 1917 as a girl’s dormitory for the Fergus County High School. It was located at 216 7th Ave. South. On Aug. 21, 1925, it was reported by the school administration that Fergus High was broke due to the bank failures in...
    • Corner of Main Street and 3rd Ave, Lewistown, Montana

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    • The Montana Building is the tall white building (built 1917) on left. The Power Bros Building (built 1901) is the smaller building on the left. It was built by the Croatian Stonemasons from local sandstone. The tall white building on the right...
    • DeKalb, H. Leonard

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    • Pioneers;
    • H. Leonard DeKalb was born May 10, 1870 in Alexandria, Nebraska. He came to Lewistown in 1902. Judge DeKalb married Vera McClean in 1905. He was the City Attorney for 6 years. In 1917 he was the District Judge and resigned in 1918. In 1911 he and...
    • Fergus County High School

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    • High Schools; Lewistown, Montana;
    • The legislature of 1899 passed the first Act for the establishment of County High Schools, and the citizens of Lewistown immediately took steps to secure the establishment of such an institution here The Fergus County High School was established...
    • Flood July 4, 1920 Lewistown, MT.

    • 1920-1929
    • Floods;
    • View from 100 block of Main Street. Cars traveling through the flooded street.The Knerr-Tubb building (built 1909) is on the right. The Montana Building (built 1917) is the tallest building in the middle of the photo.
    • Great Northern Railroad depot, Lewistown, Montana.

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    • Railroads;
    • A group of citizens gathered to say goodbye to World War I soldiers. In 1912-1913 the Great Northern constructed a branch line from Moccasin to Lewistown. The Great Northern depot was located at the intersection of 1st Avenue North and Fairgrounds...
    • Hanover, Montana

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    • Exterior of part of the Three Forks Cement Plant. The mine entrance is shown on the right. The Hanover gypsum mine located 9 miles NW of Lewistown, Mt began in 1914. Later the Three Forks Cement Co. bought the mine and built a plaster plant (1916)...
    • Hanover, Montana

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    • Exterior of part of the Three Forks Cement Plant. The mine entrance is shown on the right. The Hanover gypsum mine located 9 miles NW of Lewistown, Mt began in 1914. Later the Three Forks Cement Co. bought the mine and built a plaster plant (1916)...
    • Hanover, Montana

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    • Exterior of the Three Forks Cement Plant, Hanover, Montana, as seen from the town of Hanover across Highway 426. A man is standing at the top of the steps leading from the town of Hanover to lower fields where there are a few houses that some of...
    • Hanover, Montana

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    • Exterior of the Three Forks Cement Plant, Hanover, Montana, as seen from the town of Hanover across Highway 426. A few homes of the town of Hanover are seen in the foreground. The Hanover gypsum mine located 9 miles NW of Lewistown, Mt began in...
    • Hanover, Montana

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    • The Hanover gypsum mine located 9 miles NW of Lewistown, Mt began in 1914. Later the Three Forks Cement Co. bought the mine and built a plaster plant (1916) and a cement plant (1917) at the same location. A lime quarry was on the top of the...
    • Hawthorne School, 1912.

    • 1910-1919
    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • The school was torn down in 1917. Located between Corcoran and Evelyn Streets on the 200 block.
    • Hawthorne School, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • It was built in 1899 and condemned in 1917. It was located between Evelyn and Corcoran Streets and 2nd and 3rd Avenue North, Lewistown, Montana
    • Hawthorne School, Lewistown, Montana

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    • American Flag;
    • It was located between Evelyn and Corcoran Streets and 1st and 2nd Avenue. It was built in 1899 and torn down in 1917
    • Hawthorne School, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Located between Corcoran and Evelyn Streets on the 200 block. It was built in 1899 and demolished in 1917. Children are holding the American flag.
    • Hawthorne School, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Schools;
    • It was located between Evelyn and Corcoran Streets and 1st and 2nd Avenue. It was built in 1899 and torn down in 1917.
    • Hawthorne School.

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • The school was built in 1899 and condemned in 1917. Located between Corcoran and Evelyn Streets on the 200 block.
    • Homes of Lewistown, Montana

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    • Dockery House, 1105 W. Main. It was built in 1912 for Jefferson Albert (J.H.) Akins and his wife, Louise Cresap Akins. J.H. Akins owned the Golden Rule store. The Akins moved to Montana from Missouri in 1896 or ’97, first to Deer Lodge, then to...
    • Judith Bottling Works truck, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Judith Bottling Works truck on parade in front of the Attix Clinic (built 1917) at 618 W. Main, Lewistown, Montana. The truck has rows of bottles lined up on the back of the truck. A sign on the truck door reads: "Drink Cascade Ginger Ale". Along...
    • Lewistown Grocery Truck, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown Grocery Company truck is parked in a field with a man sitting at the wheel. The first high school and gymnasium can be seen through the back of the truck.
    • Lewistown, Montana

    • 1917
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    • Lewistown overview looking southwest from Reservoir Hill.
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • View of Evelyn Street from about 6th Avenue North. The Hawthorne School (1899-1918) can be seen in the middle back of the photo. To the right of the school is the elegant Corcoran home built by James Corcoran. It was used as the Brice Hospital for...
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Overview of Lewistown above 9th Avenue South, looking toward the Judith Mountains.
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • View of Main Street Lewistown, Montana from the 600 block. The Bright Hotel (built in 1906 became the Burke Hotel in 1923) is on the far left. The tallest building on the right is the Bank-Electric building built in 1913. It has an electric flag on...
    • Marsh, George and Emma, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Calvert Hotel, Lewistown, Montana
    • George and Emma Marsh bought the Fergus County Improvement Corporation Dormitory which had been built in 1917 for the Fergus High School students who lived outside of Lewistown. They renamed it the Calvert Hotel. In 1925 because of drought and the...
    • Messier, Ike

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    • Pioneers;
    • Ike Messier was born in 1891. He died Sept 7, 1971. In 1917 he married Ruth Covert of Valentine, Montana. He repaired automobiles in Lewistown, Montana for 40 years. In 1910 he walked 100 miles from the Musselshell River to Lewistown. His first job...
    • Montana Building, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Montana Building, Lewistown, Montana;
    • Montana Building was located on the corner of Main and 3rd Avenue North. It was built in 1917.
    • Montana Building, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Montana Building, Lewistown, Montana;
    • Montana Building was located on the corner of Main and 3rd Avenue North. It was built in 1917.
    • Montana Building, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Montana Building, Lewistown, Montana;
    • Montana Building was located on the corner of Main and 3rd Avenue North. It was built in 1917.
    • Montana Building, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Montana Building, Lewistown, Montana;
    • Montana Building was located on the corner of Main and 3rd Avenue North. It was built in 1917.
    • Montana Building, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Montana Building (built 1917) located at 222 W. Main, Lewistown, MT. Construction workers are putting the final touches on the building.
    • Montana Building, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Montana Building, Lewistown, Montana;
    • Montana Building was located on the corner of Main and 3rd Avenue North. It was built in 1917.
    • Montana Building, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Bank of Fergus County, Lewistown, Montana; Banks;
    • Montana Building was located on the corner of Main and 3rd Avenue North. It was built in 1917.
    • Montana Building, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown, Montana; Buildings;
    • Montana Building was located on the corner of Main and 3rd Avenue North. It was built in 1917.
    • Montana Building, Lewistown, Montana

    • 1930
    • Montana Building, Lewistown, Montana;
    • Montana Building was located on the corner of Main and 3rd Avenue North. It was built in 1917.
    • Montana Building, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Montana Building, Lewistown, Montana;
    • Montana Building was located on the corner of Main and 3rd Avenue North. It was built in 1917.
    • Montana Building, Lewistown, Montana.

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    • Montana Building, Lewistown, Montana;
    • Montana Building was located on the corner of Main and 3rd Avenue North. It was built in 1917.
    • Montana Building, Lewistown, Montana.

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    • Montana Building, Lewistown, Montana;
    • Montana Building was located on the corner of Main and 3rd Avenue North. It was built in 1917.
    • Montana Building.

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • Montana Building, located on the corner of Main and 3rd Avenue North. It was built in 1917.
    • Montana Building.

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • Interior view of the Montana Building, located on the corner of Main and 3rd Avenue North. It was built in 1917.
    • Montana Hardware.

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • Located on the corner of Main and 3rd Avenue North. It was built in 1892 and torn down in 1916 to make room for the Montana Building, built in 1917.
    • Moore, Montana

    • 1917
    • Moore, Montana; Floods;
    • Montana Lumber Company. Moore, Montana was named after a Mr. Moore of Philadelphia who rendered financial help to Richard A. Harlow when he was building the Jaw Bone Railroad from Harlowton to Lewistown. Moore’s first post office opened in 1904....
    • Moore, Montana

    • 1917
    • Moore, Montana;
    • Moore, Montana was named after a Mr. Moore of Philadelphia who rendered financial help to Richard A. Harlow when he was building the Jaw Bone Railroad from Harlowton to Lewistown. Moore’s first post office opened in 1904. The first elevator in...
    • Moore, Montana

    • 1917
    • Moore, Montana;
    • Cement, Coal and Paint Hardware Store. Moore, Montana was named after a Mr. Moore of Philadelphia who rendered financial help to Richard A. Harlow when he was building the Jaw Bone Railroad from Harlowton to Lewistown. Moore’s first post office...
    • Piper, Harley

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    • Harley Piper;
    • Harley Piper was born in Iowa in 1868. He married Nettie Lansley. They had one daughter, Frances in 1906. Harley died in 1917 and was a Civil War veteran. The town of Piper about 16 miles southeast of Lewistown was named after him.
    • Symmes, W. D.

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    • Pioneers;
    • W.D. Symmes was born in Quebec, Canada in 1870 and came to Lewistown in 1889. He owned and operated the Powers Department Store. He was Lewistown’s Mayor from 1913 to 1917. He married Iona Hoffman in 1898.
    • West side of Lewistown.

    • 1910-1919
    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • The houses in the foreground are on Main Street between the 900-1000 block. The railroad track is located along 9th Avenue North. The Fergus County Courthouse is on the right (built 1908-1909). The house to the left of the Courthouse was the Lehman...
    • World War I Military men, Lewistown, Montana

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    • World War I;
    • Inductees for World War I gathered on the field next to the Masonic Temple in Lewistown. This site was later used for the Post Office building in 1931.

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