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    • Anderson, Sally

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    • Pioneers;
    • Sally Anderson was the daughter of Reece Anderson and Mary Payette. She was born August 5, 1866 in Deer Lodge, Montana. She is buried at the Fort Maginnis Cemetery.
    • Anderson, Sally

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    • Pioneers;
    • Sally Anderson was the daughter of Reece Anderson and Mary Payette. She was born August 5, 1866 in Deer Lodge, Montana. She is buried at the Fort Maginnis Cemetery.
    • Baird, Miona

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    • Pioneers;
    • Miona C. Baird was born Nov. 12, 1872 in Polo, Missouri, child of George Fort and Mattie Chivers. She married Charles Baird. She died April 27, 1972.
    • Buntin, Charles

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    • Pioneers;
    • Charles Buntin was born Sep 10, 1877 in Benton, Illinois. He died Jan 9, 1958 in Lewistown. He received a degree from LaSalle University in Chicago. In February of 1904 he was commissioned as a teacher by the Department of the Interior Bureau of...
    • Chandler, Edward

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    • Pioneers;
    • Edward P. Chandler was born November 17, 1852 in Concord, New Hampshire. He came to Montana on a steamboat on the Missouri River and landed in Fort Benton in 1880. In 1882 he came to the Deer Creek ranch twenty miles north of Lewistown and in 1889...
    • Colver, Charles P.

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    • Pioneers;
    • In 1879 Charles P. Colver left Wisconsin and came up the Missouri River to Montana. He settled in Prickley Valley near Helena and ran a freight line into Helena with three yoke of cattle and a wagon. In 1881 his brother Fred T. Colver joined him...
    • Day House hotel, Lewistown, Montana

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    • The Day House Hotel (built in 1880's at Reeds Fort) was located on the corner of 4th Avenue North and Main Street. It had been moved from Reeds Fort to this location and in 1908 it was moved to the corner of Broadway and 4th Ave North. A balcony...
    • Day House Hotel, Lewistown, Montana

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    • The Day House Hotel (built in 1880's at Reedsfort) was located on the corner of 4th Avenue North and Main Street. It had been moved from Reeds Fort to this location and in 1908 it was moved to the corner of Broadway and 4th Ave North. A balcony...
    • Fort Maginnis, Montana

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    • Fort Maginnis in the distance with the Judith Mountains in the background. The fort existed 1880-1890.
    • Fort Maginnis, Montana

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    • Fort Maginnis was located east of Lewistown, Montana and was established in 1880 and discontinued in 1890
    • Fort Maginnis, Montana

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    • Forts;
    • Men from Troop A at Fort Maginnis in 1886. Barricks for the men are visible in the background. Fort Maginnis existed 1881-1890.
    • Fort Maginnis, Montana

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    • Forts;
    • Fort Maginnis in the distance with the Judith Mountains in the background. The fort existed 1881-1890.
    • Hedges, Wyllis

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    • Pioneers;
    • Wyllis Hedges was born at Independence, Iowa, July 3, 1857 and came with his family by steamboat Waverly from Omaha to Fort Benton, Montana in 1867. He later settled in Yale in 1882. He was a wool and sheep grower and lived at Yale, MT. He was...
    • Homes of Lewistown, Montana

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    • David Hilger's home at 706 W. Boulevard. This house was originally built at Fort Maginnis which existed 1880-1890. The house was dismantled and moved to this site in Lewistown.
    • Homes of Lewistown, Montana

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    • David Hilger's home at 706 W. Boulevard. This house was originally built at Fort Maginnis which existed 1880-1890. The house was dismantled and moved to this site in Lewistown.
    • Homes of Lewistown, Montana

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    • Dr. Arter W. Deal residence 415 W. Boulevard. This house was originally from Fort Maginnis which existed from 1880-1890.
    • Homes of Lewistown, Montana

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    • David Hilger's home at 706 W. Boulevard. This house was originally built at Fort Maginnis which existed 1880-1890. The house was dismantled and moved to this site in Lewistown.
    • Homes of Lewistown, Montana

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    • Dr. Arter W. Deal residence 415 W. Boulevard. This house was originally from Fort Maginnis which existed from 1880-1890.
    • Homes of Lewistown, Montana

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    • Dr. Arter W. Deal residence 415 W. Boulevard. This house was originally from Fort Maginnis which existed from 1880-1890.
    • Keller, Robert & Alloysia

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    • Pioneers;
    • Robert Keller was born May 25, 1857 in Switzerland and died Oct 28 1929. He came to the United States in 1881. After that time he settled on Beaver Creek near Lewistown, Montana. He worked at Watson’s saw mill on Casino Creek where he night...
    • Kelly, Charles

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    • Charles M. Kelly was born in 1867 near Indianapolis, Indiana. He came to Montana in 1880 to Fort Benton and to the Judith Basin in 1885. He worked on a ranch until 1889 and became Fergus County Clerk and Recorder for many years.
    • Kline, Ben

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    • Metis;
    • Ben Kline was born in October, 1845, at a point 18 miles east of what is now known as Fort Totten, near Devils Lake, N. D. He settled in Lewistown, Montana in 1879 when he came with Francis Janeaux and a band of Metis. He died when he was 85 years...
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Day House Hotel;
    • North side of the 400 block of Main Street, Lewistown, Montana. Buildings from left to right: Lehman's Department Store, Allen and Robinson Building (built 1903 and top part burned in 1938), 2 unidentified buildings, Day House with balcony...
    • Lewistown, Montana view from the southeast.

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    • View of area where Big Casino Creek joins with Spring Creek near Ash Street, Lewistown, Montana. This is the area where the first trading post was constructed by Peter Koch in 1873 when it was thought that the area would be set aside for the Crow...
    • Peck, Walter Hyer PHOTO06956

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    • Pioneers;
    • Walter Hyer Peck was born Aug 28, 1853 in Rockville Illinois and died Feb 8, 1928. He arrived by steamboat at Fort Benton, Montana in 1881. He was a sheep herder until he started his own sheep business. He settled on Armell Creek, Montana and the...
    • Power Mercantile Store, Lewistown, Montana

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    • The first T. C. Powers business was established in Lewistown by T.C. Power of Fort Benton in 1883 after Francis Janeaux, early day Lewistown businessman transferred his buildings and merchandise to Power in settlement of a debt. It was located on...
    • Reed and Bowles Trading Post

    • 1969
    • Trading Posts; Carroll Trail;
    • View from the east side. The Reed and Bowles Trading Post was located on lower Spring Creek near Lewistown, Montana. Alonzo S. Reed and J.J. Bowles built and operated a combination Indian trading post and station on the Carroll Trail on Big Spring...
    • Reed and Bowles Trading Post

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    • Trading Posts;
    • The Reed and Bowles Trading Post and the County Farm are located in the same area on lower Spring Creek near Lewistown, Montana. Alonzo S. Reed and J.J. Bowles built and operated a combination Indian trading post and station on the Carroll Trail...
    • Reed and Bowles Trading Post

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    • Trading Posts; Carroll Trail;
    • The Reed and Bowles Trading Post was located on lower Spring Creek near Lewistown, Montana. Alonzo S. Reed and J.J. Bowles built and operated a combination Indian trading post and station on the Carroll Trail on Big Spring Creek about 2 miles...
    • Reed and Bowles Trading Post

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    • Trading Posts; Carroll Trail;
    • The trading post can be seen near the trees in the center right of the photo. The Reed and Bowles Trading Post was located on lower Spring Creek near Lewistown, Montana. Alonzo S. Reed and J.J. Bowles built and operated a combination Indian...
    • Reed and Bowles Trading Post

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    • Trading Posts; Carroll Trail;
    • The trading post shows in the trees on the right. The Fergus County Poor Farm are the buildings in the background. The Reed and Bowles Trading Post was located on lower Spring Creek near Lewistown, Montana. Alonzo S. Reed and J.J. Bowles built and...
    • Reed and Bowles Trading Post

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    • Trading Posts; Carroll Trail;
    • Reed and Bowles shows in the trees in the center of the photo. The Reed and Bowles Trading Post was located on lower Spring Creek near Lewistown, Montana. Alonzo S. Reed and J.J. Bowles built and operated a combination Indian trading post and...
    • Reed and Bowles Trading Post

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    • Trading Posts; Carroll Trail;
    • The trading post in the log building on the right side of the photo. The Reed and Bowles Trading Post was located on lower Spring Creek near Lewistown, Montana. Alonzo S. Reed and J.J. Bowles built and operated a combination Indian trading post...
    • Reed and Bowles Trading Post

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    • Trading Posts; Carroll Trail;
    • The trading post is located in the trees so only the land around the post is visible. The Reed and Bowles Trading Post was located on lower Spring Creek near Lewistown, Montana. Alonzo S. Reed and J.J. Bowles built and operated a combination...
    • Reed and Bowles Trading Post

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    • Trading Posts; Carroll Trail;
    • Bridge leading into the trading post. The Reed and Bowles Trading Post was located on lower Spring Creek near Lewistown, Montana. Alonzo S. Reed and J.J. Bowles built and operated a combination Indian trading post and station on the Carroll Trail...
    • Reed and Bowles Trading Post

    • 1969
    • Trading Posts; Carroll Trail;
    • View of the trading post from the south side. The Reed and Bowles Trading Post was located on lower Spring Creek near Lewistown, Montana. Alonzo S. Reed and J.J. Bowles built and operated a combination Indian trading post and station on the...
    • Reed and Bowles Trading Post

    • 1969
    • Trading Posts; Carroll Trail;
    • The Reed and Bowles Trading Post (center) and the County Farm (right background) are located in the same area on lower Spring Creek near Lewistown, Montana. Alonzo S. Reed and J.J. Bowles built and operated a combination Indian trading post and...
    • Reed and Bowles Trading Post

    • 1969
    • Trading Posts; Carroll Trail;
    • Entance door.The Reed and Bowles Trading Post and the County Farm are located in the same area on lower Spring Creek near Lewistown, Montana. Alonzo S. Reed and J.J. Bowles built and operated a combination Indian trading post and station on the...
    • Reed and Bowles Trading Post

    • 1969
    • Trading Posts; Carroll Trail;
    • View of the north side of the building. The Reed and Bowles Trading Post was located on lower Spring Creek near Lewistown, Montana. Alonzo S. Reed and J.J. Bowles built and operated a combination Indian trading post and station on the Carroll...
    • Reed and Bowles Trading Post interior

    • 1969
    • Trading Posts; Carroll Trail;
    • The Reed and Bowles Trading Post was located on lower Spring Creek near Lewistown, Montana. Alonzo S. Reed and J.J. Bowles built and operated a combination Indian trading post and station on the Carroll Trail on Big Spring Creek about 2 miles...
    • Reed and Bowles Trading Post interior.

    • 1969
    • Trading Posts; Carroll Trail;
    • The Reed and Bowles Trading Post was located on lower Spring Creek near Lewistown, Montana. Alonzo S. Reed and J.J. Bowles built and operated a combination Indian trading post and station on the Carroll Trail on Big Spring Creek about 2 miles...
    • Reed and Bowles Trading Post interior.

    • 1969
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    • The Reed and Bowles Trading Post was located on lower Spring Creek near Lewistown, Montana. Alonzo S. Reed and J.J. Bowles built and operated a combination Indian trading post and station on the Carroll Trail on Big Spring Creek about 2 miles...
    • Reed and Bowles Trading Post outhouse

    • 1969
    • Trading Posts; Carroll Trail;
    • The Reed and Bowles Trading Post was located on lower Spring Creek near Lewistown, Montana. Alonzo S. Reed and J.J. Bowles built and operated a combination Indian trading post and station on the Carroll Trail on Big Spring Creek about 2 miles...
    • Reed and Bowles Trading Post, Lewistown, Montana

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    • View of Reed and Bowles Trading Post (built 1874) located on lower Spring Creek at the end of Joyland Road by Alonzo Reed and John Bowles. The logs for the building were taken from the dismantled Fort Sherman Trading Post that was located between...
    • Reedsfort Post Office, Lewistown, Montana

    • 1931
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    • Dedication of the monument (September 17, 1931) for Reeds Fort Post Office with a group of men and women in front of the building. A large boulder has the dedication plaque attached to it.
    • Skelton, William

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    • Pioneers;
    • William Skelton was born in Cumberland, England in 1850 and came to America with his parents in 1865. He left home and secured a job on a steamboat going up the Missouri to Fort Benton. He was later employed in various capacities throughout the...
    • Soldier

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    • Fort Maginnis;
    • Portrait of a soldier, who was probably stationed at Fort Maginnis, taken by W.H. Culver at Maiden, Montana.
    • Soldier

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    • Fort Maginnis;
    • Portrait of a soldier, who was probably stationed at Fort Maginnis, taken by W.H. Culver at Maiden, Montana.
    • Stephens, Oscar

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    • Pioneers;
    • Oscar Stephens was born in Susquehanna County in Pa. He came to Montana in 1870 and located in Meagher County. At first he worked for wages on the range, and for a time found employment in the Diamond City mines. He started his home ranch in 1880...
    • Utica, Montana

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    • The town of Utica started in 1880 due to the discovery of gold in nearby Yogo Gulch and the establishment of a stage route from Fort Benton to Helena, which stopped there. Later Utica served as a stop on a Great Falls-Billings stagecoach line....
    • Utica, Montana

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    • The town of Utica started in 1880 due to the discovery of gold in nearby Yogo Gulch and the establishment of a stage route from Fort Benton to Helena, which stopped there. Later Utica served as a stop on a Great Falls-Billings stagecoach line....
    • Utica, Montana

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    • The town of Utica started in 1880 due to the discovery of gold in nearby Yogo Gulch and the establishment of a stage route from Fort Benton to Helena, which stopped there. Later Utica served as a stop on a Great Falls-Billings stagecoach line....
    • Utica, Montana

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    • The town of Utica started in 1880 due to the discovery of gold in nearby Yogo Gulch and the establishment of a stage route from Fort Benton to Helena, which stopped there. Later Utica served as a stop on a Great Falls-Billings stagecoach line....
    • Utica, Montana

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    • The town of Utica started in 1880 due to the discovery of gold in nearby Yogo Gulch and the establishment of a stage route from Fort Benton to Helena, which stopped there. Later Utica served as a stop on a Great Falls-Billings stagecoach line....
    • Utica, Montana

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    • The town of Utica started in 1880 due to the discovery of gold in nearby Yogo Gulch and the establishment of a stage route from Fort Benton to Helena, which stopped there. Later Utica served as a stop on a Great Falls-Billings stagecoach line....
    • Utica, Montana

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    • Utica, Montana;
    • Main Street of Utica, Montana. The town of Utica started in 1880 due to the discovery of gold in nearby Yogo Gulch and the establishment of a stage route from Fort Benton to Helena, which stopped there.
    • Utica, Montana

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    • The town of Utica started in 1880 due to the discovery of gold in nearby Yogo Gulch and the establishment of a stage route from Fort Benton to Helena, which stopped there. Later Utica served as a stop on a Great Falls-Billings stagecoach line....
    • Utica, Montana

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    • The town of Utica started in 1880 due to the discovery of gold in nearby Yogo Gulch and the establishment of a stage route from Fort Benton to Helena, which stopped there. Later Utica served as a stop on a Great Falls-Billings stagecoach line....
    • Utica, Montana

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    • The town of Utica started in 1880 due to the discovery of gold in nearby Yogo Gulch and the establishment of a stage route from Fort Benton to Helena, which stopped there. Later Utica served as a stop on a Great Falls-Billings stagecoach line....
    • Utica, Montana

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    • The town of Utica started in 1880 due to the discovery of gold in nearby Yogo Gulch and the establishment of a stage route from Fort Benton to Helena, which stopped there. Later Utica served as a stop on a Great Falls-Billings stagecoach line....
    • Utica, Montana

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    • The town of Utica started in 1880 due to the discovery of gold in nearby Yogo Gulch and the establishment of a stage route from Fort Benton to Helena, which stopped there. Later Utica served as a stop on a Great Falls-Billings stagecoach line....
    • Utica, Montana

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    • The town of Utica started in 1880 due to the discovery of gold in nearby Yogo Gulch and the establishment of a stage route from Fort Benton to Helena, which stopped there. Later Utica served as a stop on a Great Falls-Billings stagecoach line....
    • Utica, Montana

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    • The town of Utica started in 1880 due to the discovery of gold in nearby Yogo Gulch and the establishment of a stage route from Fort Benton to Helena, which stopped there. Later Utica served as a stop on a Great Falls-Billings stagecoach line....
    • Utica, Montana

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    • The town of Utica started in 1880 due to the discovery of gold in nearby Yogo Gulch and the establishment of a stage route from Fort Benton to Helena, which stopped there. Later Utica served as a stop on a Great Falls-Billings stagecoach line....
    • Utica, Montana

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    • The town of Utica started in 1880 due to the discovery of gold in nearby Yogo Gulch and the establishment of a stage route from Fort Benton to Helena, which stopped there. Later Utica served as a stop on a Great Falls-Billings stagecoach line....
    • Utica, Montana

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    • The town of Utica started in 1880 due to the discovery of gold in nearby Yogo Gulch and the establishment of a stage route from Fort Benton to Helena, which stopped there. Later Utica served as a stop on a Great Falls-Billings stagecoach line....
    • Utica, Montana

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    • The town of Utica started in 1880 due to the discovery of gold in nearby Yogo Gulch and the establishment of a stage route from Fort Benton to Helena, which stopped there. Later Utica served as a stop on a Great Falls-Billings stagecoach line....
    • Utica, Montana

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    • Utica Livery Stable. Charles Waite on horse. The town of Utica started in 1880 due to the discovery of gold in nearby Yogo Gulch and the establishment of a stage route from Fort Benton to Helena, which stopped there. Later Utica served as a stop on...
    • Utica, Montana

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    • Breathitt Gray's Saloon. Bartender: Ernest Luckett; standing at bar: S. McDonald, foreground and C. C. David, background; playing pool: Breathitt Gray (beard) and Bill Newton. Playing poker, Gene Stanley, Bill Burris, and Ed DarnellThe town of...
    • Utica, Montana

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    • Men working at Jack Waite's ranch. The town of Utica started in 1880 due to the discovery of gold in nearby Yogo Gulch and the establishment of a stage route from Fort Benton to Helena, which stopped there. Later Utica served as a stop on a Great...
    • Utica, Montana

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    • The town of Utica started in 1880 due to the discovery of gold in nearby Yogo Gulch and the establishment of a stage route from Fort Benton to Helena, which stopped there. Later Utica served as a stop on a Great Falls-Billings stagecoach line....
    • Virginia, Octave, and Lena Lucier.

    • 1898
    • Lucier family;
    • Octave and Virginia were married December 24, 1873 in Massachusetts. They came Montana by wagon and arrived in Reed's Fort, Montana, July 4, 1883. They settled in Maiden, Montana, and he worked for the Maginnis Mining Co. They homesteaded 17 miles...
    • Westvelt, August T.

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    • August T. Westvelt was born in September 1854 and came to the United States from Norway when he was 12. He came to Montana in 1877-1879. He drove freight from Helena, Fort Benton and Fort Maginnis. He worked at the first post office in Grass Range...

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