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    • Branson, Alexander

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    • Barbers;
    • In July 1887, Branson filed a claim for 160 acres on the west fork of Beaver Creek, southwest of Lewistown. Branson completed proving up his homestead on July 11, 1892, and he received patent to 160 acres. He had other land in the same area and...
    • Day, Frank

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    • Pioneers;
    • Frank Day came to Fergus County in 1882 and bought 120 acres of land from Major Reed at Reedsfort. He built the old and popular Day House Hotel at Reedsfort and later moved it to Lewistown at the corner of Main Street and 4th Avenue North. He...
    • Hobensack, Isaac

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    • Judith Hardware; Wheat growers;
    • Isaac Morris Hobensack was born on his father’s farm in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, February 7, 1858. He arrived at Lewistown, Montana, August 4, 1885. In July, 1889, he opened a hardware store and his partner was Oliver Jutras. The business was...
    • Hobensack, Isaac and wife

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    • Pioneers;
    • Isaac Morris Hobensack was born on his father’s farm in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, February 7, 1858. He arrived at Lewistown, Montana, August 4, 1885. In July, 1889, he opened a hardware store and his partner was Oliver Jutras. The business was...
    • Lewistown oil refinery;

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    • oil refinery;
    • Early in the summer of 1921 the Lewistown Oil and Refining Company built and operated a refinery on a very small commercial scale to demonstrate that it was possible and profitable to refine the high grade crude oil from Cat Creek. Then first...
    • Lewistown oil refinery;

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    • oil refinery;
    • Early in the summer of 1921 the Lewistown Oil and Refining Company built and operated a refinery on a very small commercial scale to demonstrate that it was possible and profitable to refine the high grade crude oil from Cat Creek. Then first...
    • Lewistown oil refinery;

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    • oil refinery;
    • Early in the summer of 1921 the Lewistown Oil and Refining Company built and operated a refinery on a very small commercial scale to demonstrate that it was possible and profitable to refine the high grade crude oil from Cat Creek. Then first...
    • Lewistown oil refinery;

    • 1925-08-19
    • Oil refinery; Oil fires;
    • Fire Aug. 19, 1925. Early in the summer of 1921 the Lewistown Oil and Refining Company built and operated a refinery on a very small commercial scale to demonstrate that it was possible and profitable to refine the high grade crude oil from Cat...
    • Lewistown oil refinery;

    • 1925-08-19
    • Oil refinery; Oil fires;
    • Fire Aug. 19, 1925. Early in the summer of 1921 the Lewistown Oil and Refining Company built and operated a refinery on a very small commercial scale to demonstrate that it was possible and profitable to refine the high grade crude oil from Cat...
    • Lewistown Oil Refinery

    • 1925-08-19
    • Oil refinery; Fires;
    • Fire Aug. 19, 1925. Early in the summer of 1921 the Lewistown Oil and Refining Company built and operated a refinery on a very small commercial scale to demonstrate that it was possible and profitable to refine the high grade crude oil from Cat...
    • Moccasin Experimental Station. Moccasin, Montana

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    • Moccasin Experimental Station; Moccasin, Montana;
    • The authority to establish a branch of the Montana Agricultural Experiment Station in the Judith Basin was given in 1907. S.S. Hobson donated the land for it and in 1908 a two-story farm house was constructed on the land. An Additional 480 acres of...
    • Moccasin Experimental Station. Moccasin, Montana

    • 1928
    • Moccasin Experimental Station; Moccasin, Montana;
    • The authority to establish a branch of the Montana Agricultural Experiment Station in the Judith Basin was given in 1907. S.S. Hobson donated the land for it and in 1908 a two-story farm house was constructed on the land. An additional 480 acres of...
    • Moccasin Experimental Station. Moccasin, Montana

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    • Moccasin Experimental Station; Moccasin, Montana;
    • The authority to establish a branch of the Montana Agricultural Experiment Station in the Judith Basin was given in 1907. S.S. Hobson donated the land for it and in 1908 a two-story farm house was constructed on the land. An Additional 480 acres of...
    • Norman, W. G.

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    • Jewelry Shops;
    • W. G. Norman came to Montana in 1883 from North Carolina and then to Lewistown in 1884 to celebrate the 4th of and witnessed killing of Rattlesnake Jake. In 1887 opened first jewelry story in Lewistown. He did such well in business for the next few...
    • Smith, Elias Lyle

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    • Pioneers;
    • Elias Stone (Lyle) Smith came to Fergus County with his father in 1883. They filed on land 10 miles southwest of Lewistown and homesteaded. He spent over 40 years in stock raising, developing a property of 1680 acres.
    • 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...
    • Suffolk Hotel, Suffolk, Montana

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    • Hotels;
    • Suffolk is located 37 miles north of Lewistown and owes its birth to the coming of the railroad. It was established about 1913 or 1914 along the Milwaukee Railroad's line to Winifred. During the 1920's there were three passenger trains a week...

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