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    • Gold Mining in Central Montana

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    • Judith Mountains, Montana;
    • TAIL HOLT MINE: Discovered in the early 1880’s by Thomas Kerr. The original name of the claim is unknown; was abandoned by him a few years later. Thereafter was located and held by various parties and abandoned by them. In 1927 Al H. Sellers and...
    • Grass Range, Montana.

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    • Grass Range, Montana;
    • Grass Range was located by J. H. Charters in 1890 and he built a general store and hotel and livery stable to serve the early ranchers. He sold the townsite to the Milwaukee Railroad in 1893. Grass Range Hotel, Grass Range, Montana
    • Moore, Montana

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    • Moore, Montana;
    • Moore Railroad Depot. 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....
    • Fergus County Courthouse, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Courthouses;
    • Interior of the old Fergus County Courthouse. A group of officials are gathered around the judges bench and tables. Back row L-R: William Woods, Frank E. Smith, Judge Dubois, J. Wareham, ? Simons, C.M. Goodell, Wm PErkins, Fr Cliff Lindsey, Judge...
    • Foran, Hazel

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    • Pioneers;
    • Hazel Foran was born Mar 24, 1889 at Water Loo, New Hampshire to Daniel and Caroline Bean. She died on July 19, 1955. Her husband was Charles J. Foran.
    • Grass Range, Montana.

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    • Grass Range, Montana; Stagecoaches;
    • Grass Range was located by J. H. Charters in 1890 and he built a general store and hotel and livery stable to serve the early ranchers. He sold the townsite to the Milwaukee Railroad in 1893. Grass Range Stage. Just pulling out.
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana

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    • Gold Mining; Judith Mountains, Montana;
    • TAIL HOLT MINE: Discovered in the early 1880’s by Thomas Kerr. The original name of the claim is unknown; was abandoned by him a few tears later. Thereafter was located and held by various parties and abandoned by them. In 1927 Al H. Sellers and...
    • Grass Range, Montana.

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    • Grass Range, Montana;
    • Grass Range was located by J. H. Charters in 1890 and he built a general store and hotel and livery stable to serve the early ranchers. He sold the townsite to the Milwaukee Railroad in 1893.
    • Moore, Montana

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    • Moore, Montana; Bakery;
    • Roeselers Bakery and lunch room. 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...
    • A & R (Allen and Robinson) building, Lewistown, Montana.

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    • J. H. Akins; C. H. Williams; Seiden Drug Store; Drug Stores;
    • It was built in 1903 at 416 W. Main. It was the location of the Golden Rule Store owned by J. H. Akins. C.H. Williams, who removed his drug business from Maiden to Lewistown in 1895 established his business in the Allen & Robinson Building in 1904....
    • Grass Range, Montana.

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    • Grass Range, Montana;
    • Grass Range was located by J. H. Charters in 1890 and he built a general store and hotel and livery stable to serve the early ranchers. He sold the townsite to the Milwaukee Railroad in 1893. Residence in Grass Range.
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana

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    • Gold Mining; Judith Mountains, Montana;
    • TAIL HOLT MINE: Discovered in the early 1880’s by Thomas Kerr. The original name of the claim is unknown; was abandoned by him a few tears later. Thereafter was located and held by various parties and abandoned by them. In 1927 Al H. Sellers and...
    • Grass Range, Montana.

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    • Grass Range, Montana;
    • Grass Range was located by J. H. Charters in 1890 and he built a general store and hotel and livery stable to serve the early ranchers. He sold the townsite to the Milwaukee Railroad in 1893. 500 head Stephens cattle on way to market 1910
    • Moore, Montana

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    • Moore, Montana;
    • Power Mercantile 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 opened in 1904....
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana

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    • Judith Mountains, Montana;
    • TAIL HOLT MINE: Perry Decker and Marjorie Wieglenda pushing while Montana Wieglenda rides in a mine car. The mine was discovered in the early 1880’s by Thomas Kerr. The original name of the claim is unknown; was abandoned by him a few years...
    • Grass Range, Montana.

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    • Grass Range, Montana;
    • Grass Range was located by J. H. Charters in 1890 and he built a general store and hotel and livery stable to serve the early ranchers. He sold the townsite to the Milwaukee Railroad in 1893. Jim Charters owned.
    • Moore, montana

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    • Moore, Montana; Schools;
    • Moore School. 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...
    • Fergus County Officers, Lewistown, Montana.

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    • Fergus County Officials, Lewistown, Montana;
    • This group of men were the first Fergus County Officers elected. 1888. Back row left to right: Rudolph von Tobel, C. E. Fell, D.A. Meagher, Frank E. Smith. Middle row: Edward P. Chandler, William Berkin, J. P. Barnes, bottom row: W. H. Kelly, F.E....
    • 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...
    • Beatty, Dr. Isaiah  (I.M.)

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    • Pioneers;
    • Dr. Isaiah Beatty was born in Dawson, Pa in 1854. He was an osteopath. He married Lucy J. Schryver of Erie, Illinois and moved to Montana in 1883.
    • Grass Range, Montana.

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    • Grass Range, Montana;
    • Grass Range was located by J. H. Charters in 1890 and he built a general store and hotel and livery stable to serve the early ranchers. He sold the townsite to the Milwaukee Railroad in 1893.
    • Moore, Montana

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    • Moore, Montana; Schools;
    • Moore High School, Vera Roeseler's class 1916. 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...
    • Grass Range, Montana.

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    • Grass Range, Montana;
    • Grass Range was located by J. H. Charters in 1890 and he built a general store and hotel and livery stable to serve the early ranchers. He sold the townsite to the Milwaukee Railroad in 1893.
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana

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    • Gold Mining; Judith Mountains, Montana;
    • TAIL HOLT MINE: Discovered in the early 1880’s by Thomas Kerr. The original name of the claim is unknown; was abandoned by him a few tears later. Thereafter was located and held by various parties and abandoned by them. In 1927 Al H. Sellers and...
    • Moore, Montana

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    • 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

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    • 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...
    • Maiden, Montana

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    • Maiden, Montana;
    • “Skookum Joe” Anderson, David Jones, Frank “Pony” McPartland, J. R. Kemper, C. Snow and others, were credited with the discovery of the mines of the Maiden District. In May, 1880, “Skookum Joe” and Jones located placer mines in Virgin...
    • Grass Range, Montana.

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    • Grass Range, Montana;
    • Grass Range Express Office. Grass Range was located by J. H. Charters in 1890 and he built a general store and hotel and livery stable to serve the early ranchers. He sold the townsite to the Milwaukee Railroad in 1893. Grass Range express office.
    • Beatty, Dr. Isaiah  (I.M.) and wife Lena

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    • Pioneers;
    • Dr. Isaiah Beatty was born in Dawson, Pa in 1854. He was an osteopath. He married Lucy J. Schryver of Erie, Illinois and moved to Montana in 1883.
    • Pyle, J. B.

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    • Pioneers;
    • James B. Pyle died Jan 11, 1953 and is buried in the Moore, Montana Cemetery.
    • Moore, Montana

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    • Moore, Montana; Hotels;
    • 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...
    • Homes of Lewistown, Montana

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    • J. T. Wunderlin home at 222 W. Washington. It was built in 1905. The original owner was Edmund Wright.
    • Grass Range, Montana.

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    • Grass Range, Montana;
    • Construction of water tank. Grass Range was located by J. H. Charters in 1890 and he built a general store and hotel and livery stable to serve the early ranchers. He sold the townsite to the Milwaukee Railroad in 1893. Construction of water tank.
    • Lewistown Band, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Musical instruments;
    • The six men standing behind the first row include Frank Moshner, who play¬ed the B flat bass; Bart Noble, baritone; Joe Norman, second, ten¬or; Billy Kelly, first alto; J. T. Douglass, solo alto, and Dick Dick¬ensheit, first tenor. In the front...
    • Wiedeman, George

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    • Pioneers;
    • George J. Wiedeman was born at New Bremen, Auglaize County, Ohio, February 22, 1859. In September 1881, Mr. Wiedeman came to Montana and to the Judith Basin where he worked for Jack Waite as a sheep herder. The next year he took a band of sheep on...
    • Grass Range, Montana.

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    • Grass Range, Montana; Milwaukee Depot;
    • Grass Range was located by J. H. Charters in 1890 and he built a general store and hotel and livery stable to serve the early ranchers. He sold the townsite to the Milwaukee Railroad in 1893. Milwaukee Depot.
    • Grass Range, Montana.

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    • Grass Range, Montana;
    • Grass Range was located by J. H. Charters in 1890 and he built a general store and hotel and livery stable to serve the early ranchers. He sold the townsite to the Milwaukee Railroad in 1893.
    • Moore, Montana

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    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Crow Chief and friends

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    • Crow Indians;
    • Crow Indian Chief, A. J. Wright, W. D. Deaton, ? Berger
    • Moore, Montana

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    • 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...
    • Grass Range, Montana.

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    • Grass Range, Montana; Sleds;
    • Grass Range was located by J. H. Charters in 1890 and he built a general store and hotel and livery stable to serve the early ranchers. He sold the townsite to the Milwaukee Railroad in 1893. Hotel in the background, two cows pulling a sled
    • Moore, Montana

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    • Moore, Montana; Nob Town;
    • 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...
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana

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    • Gold Mining; Judith Mountains, Montana;
    • The Tail holt mill north of Maiden, Montana. TAIL HOLT MINE: Discovered in the early 1880’s by Thomas Kerr. The original name of the claim is unknown; was abandoned by him a few tears later. Thereafter was located and held by various parties and...
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana

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    • Gold Mining; Judith Mountains, Montana;
    • Tail Holt Mine was discovered in the early 1880’s by Thomas Kerr. The original name of the claim is unknown; was abandoned by him a few tears later. Thereafter was located and held by various parties and abandoned by them. In 1927 Al H. Sellers...
    • Fergus County High School on the right and the gymnasium on the left.

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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...
    • Homes of Lewistown, Montana

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    • Home next to the Pine Crest Apartments (right). The Pine Crest Apartments (614 W. Pine) used to be the Brice Hospital owned by Dr. J. Theo Brice in 1919.
    • St. Leo's Catholic Church, Lewistown, Montana

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    • churches;
    • It is located at 124 W. Broadway Street and was built in 1915. The local firm of Stranton & Smith was awarded the general contract for construction of the church with a bid of $45,787 on July 15, 1915. Construction proceeded rapidly, with E.J....
    • Moore, Montana

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    • 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

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    • Moore, Montana; Churches;
    • 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...
    • Palais Royal Confectionery, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Buildings; Confectionery;
    • Palais Royal Confectionery was located at 211 W. Main and was owned by John R. Miller and Albert J. Osweiler in 1910. In 1912 it was owned by Ray W. Clarke and Albert J. Osweiler and located at 213 W. Main
    • Moore, Montana

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    • 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...
    • Fergus County High School Lewistown, Montana

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    • 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...
    • Fergus County High School Lewistown, Montana

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    • 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...
    • Busenburg, Professor E. O.

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    • Pioneers;
    • Professor E.O. Busenburg was principal of the Lewistown city schools. He was born in Rochester, Indiana in 1870. He graduated from Valparaiso in 1893. He came to Lewistown, Montana in 1900. He married Miss Mabel Johnson of Camden, N.J. in 1894 and...
    • Fergus County High School Lewistown, Montana

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    • 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...
    • Fergus County High School Lewistown, Montana

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    • 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...
    • Moore, Montana

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    • Moore, Montana; Railroads;
    • 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...
    • Edwards, Rev. George

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    • Pioneers;
    • Rev. George Edwards came to Montana in 1886. He was an early day pastor of the Presbyterian Church in 1891. He studied in Princeton, N.J. He was partly responsible for the construction of the 1st Presbyterian Church built on the corner of 5th and...
    • Kendall, Montana.

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    • Gold Mining; Kendall, Montana; Harry T. Kendall; North Moccasin Mountains;
    • J. P. Johnson & Co. store. “Harry T. Kendall, a prospector and visionary, bought a couple of claims in the North Moccasin Mountains in 1898. In 1900, a new corporation, the Kendall Gold Mining Company, was formed by Kendall and four other...
    • Moore, Montana

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    • 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...
    • Fergus County High School Lewistown, Montana

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    • 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...
    • Moore, Montana

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    • 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...
    • Fergus County High School Lewistown, Montana

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    • 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...
    • Moore, Montana

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    • 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...
    • Brice Hospital, Lewistown, Montana.

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    • The Brice Hospital (built 1919) was located at 614 W. Pine. It was built by Dr. Theodore J. Brice. It later became the Pine Crest Apartments. The old gymnasium for the high school is in the background on the left.
    • 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...
    • Brooks, Robert and Nettie

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    • Pioneers;
    • Robert was born in 1876 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. His parents were from Germany. He died Oct 25, 1946. Nettie was born May 16, 1879 at sea enroute to America from Poland. She died Feb 25, 1966. Nettie Stahoski of Glencoe Minnesota and Robert J....
    • Maiden, Montana

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    • Maiden, Montana;
    • “Skookum Joe” Anderson, David Jones, Frank “Pony” McPartland, J. R. Kemper, C. Snow and others, were credited with the discovery of the mines of the Maiden District. In May, 1880, “Skookum Joe” and Jones located placer mines in Virgin...
    • Fergus County High School Lewistown, Montana

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    • 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...
    • Moore, Montana

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    • 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

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    • Moore, Montana;
    • Moore railroad office. 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....
    • Fergus County High School Lewistown, Montana

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    • Students putting on a play outside the high school gymnasium.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...
    • 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...
    • Moore, Montana

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    • 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

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    • Moore, Montana;
    • 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....
    • Maiden, Montana

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    • Maiden, Montana; Freighting;
    • Last bull teams in Maiden. “Skookum Joe” Anderson, David Jones, Frank “Pony” McPartland, J. R. Kemper, C. Snow and others, were credited with the discovery of the mines of the Maiden District. In May, 1880, “Skookum Joe” and Jones...
    • Maiden, Montana

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    • Maiden, Montana;
    • Culver studio building.“Skookum Joe” Anderson, David Jones, Frank “Pony” McPartland, J. R. Kemper, C. Snow and others, were credited with the discovery of the mines of the Maiden District. In May, 1880, “Skookum Joe” and Jones located...
    • Moore, Montana

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    • Moore, Montana;
    • Moore telephone exchange office. 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...
    • Fergus County High School Lewistown, Montana

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    • Group of people in front of the high school gymnasium. 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...
    • Pinkley Stables, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Elkhorn Stable was owned by J.E. Pinkley and was located on the north side of the 100 block on Main Street, Lewistown, Montana.
    • Fergus County High School carpentry class.

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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...
    • Maiden, Montana

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    • Maiden, Montana;
    • Maiden from the east, before 1896. “Skookum Joe” Anderson, David Jones, Frank “Pony” McPartland, J. R. Kemper, C. Snow and others, were credited with the discovery of the mines of the Maiden District. In May, 1880, “Skookum Joe” and...
    • Moore, Montana

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    • Moore, Montana;
    • Central Service Station. 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....
    • 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 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...
    • Moore, Montana

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    • Moore, Montana;
    • 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 opened in 1904. The...
    • Fergus County High School forge class.

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    • High School; 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...
    • Moore, Montana

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    • Moore, Montana; Schools;
    • Moore School house built in 1910. 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...
    • 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...
    • Fergus County High School mechanical drawing class

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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...
    • Maiden, Montana

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    • Maiden, Montana;
    • “Skookum Joe” Anderson, David Jones, Frank “Pony” McPartland, J. R. Kemper, C. Snow and others, were credited with the discovery of the mines of the Maiden District. In May, 1880, “Skookum Joe” and Jones located placer mines in Virgin...
    • Moore, Montana

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    • Moore, Montana; Powers 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 opened in 1904. The first elevator in...
    • 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...
    • Fergus County High School class judging horses.

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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...
    • Maiden, Montana

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    • Tom McGee saloon. “Skookum Joe” Anderson, David Jones, Frank “Pony” McPartland, J. R. Kemper, C. Snow and others, were credited with the discovery of the mines of the Maiden District. In May, 1880, “Skookum Joe” and Jones located placer...
    • Moore, Montana

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    • Moore, Montana;
    • Moore Catholic Church. 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....
    • 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...
    • Fergus County High School women's gymnastic class.

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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...

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