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    • Bank of Fergus County, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • Located 223 W. Main. Originally it was built in 1905 by the Bank of Fergus County and later became the home of the Cook-Reynolds real estate company.
    • Belden, Oliver

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    • Pioneers;
    • Oliver Belden was born in Dawson, Neb. Sept 25, 1873 and came to Montana in 1898. He served as City Attorney, then District Attorney and late became speaker of the state House of Representatives. He practiced in Lewistown for 30 years. In 1901 he...
    • 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.
    • Bright Hotel, Lewistown, Montana

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    • The Bright Hotel was located on the northeast corner of 6th Avenue and Main Street. The lower left section of the building was built in 1906 and the rest was built in 1908. The Bright Hotel became the Burke Hotel in 1923-1924.The building burned in...
    • Bright Hotel, Lewistown, Montana

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    • The Bright Hotel was located on the northwest corner of 6th Avenue and Main Street. The lower left section of the building was built in 1906 and the rest was built in 1908. The Bright Hotel became the Burke Hotel in 1924.The building burned in 1959.
    • Bright Hotel, Lewistown, Montana.

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    • Drays;
    • Front view of the Bright Hotel (built 1906). It became the Burke Hotel in 1924. Scovel's Transfer was an early dray business in Lewistown, Montana. A sign saying Private Secretary is on the side of the wagon. The Bright Hotel became the Burke Hotel...
    • 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, Marion

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    • Pioneers;
    • Marion Isaac Burke, came to Montana in 1884 at the age of 17. He was born Dec 20, 1867 in Winslow, DeKalb Co., Missouri. He died April 8, 1929. He was married to Margaret Caroline Easterly on March 22, 1891. Margaret born Dec 20, 1872 was from...
    • Carson's Saloon, Lewistown, MT

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    • Built in 1893, the Carson's Saloon building became the Bon Ton Confectionary in 1908. It's location is 312 W. Main.
    • Corner of 6th and Pine Street, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Dr. J. Theodore Brice;
    • View on 6th Avenue South where it intersects with Pine Street. The Brice Hospital (built 1919) on Pine Street can be seen above the parked car. Dr Brice lived in the house to the right of the hospital. The Brice Hospital later became the Pine Crest...
    • 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...
    • Cummings, Frank L.

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    • World War l; Textbook burning;
    • Frank L. Cummings was principal of the Fergus County High School, Lewistown, Montana from 1916-1923. He trained at the University of Chicago where he earned both his A.B. and A.M. degrees. To accommodate the farm boys who could not attend the full...
    • 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...
    • Gadsden, Charles T. and wife

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    • Sapphire Mines;
    • Charles T. Gadsden, an Englishman, became resident manager of the English Sapphire Mine in 1902. Charles Gadsden devoted the remainder of his lifetime to the Yogo sapphire deposit, acting as manager, and later as caretaker, of the property. Under...
    • Gas Station, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Gas Stations; The Grease Spot;
    • Elmer Olson and Lyle Johnson operated a service station at the corner of 5th and Janeaux under the adopted name of “The Grease Spot”, selling gasoline, oil, tires, and accessories, washing and greasing cars, repairing flat tires and doing light...
    • Hedgesville, Montana

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    • Main Street of Hedgesville. The town was named for Wyllis A. Hedges. In 1988 it was called Yale. In 1910 it became a depot for the Billings and Northern Railroad.
    • Hilger, David

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    • Pioneers;
    • David Hilger was born in Henderson, Minn. Jan. 1, 1858 David Hilger grew up at Helena, finished his education there, and became a cattle and sheep raiser in Lewis and Clark Country. He moved in 1881 to Dog Creek in the northern part of Fergus...
    • Judith Basin Bank (right side) 502 W. Main, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Judith Basin Bank was built in 1899 on the corner of Main Street and 5th Avenue North (502 W. Main). The first officers of the bank were: Herman Otten, president; David Hilger, vice president; and Walter B. Miner, assistant cashier. The First...
    • Judith Basin Bank, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Banks;
    • Judith Basin Bank was built in 1899 on the corner of Main Street and 5th Avenue North (502 W. Main). The first officers of the bank were: Herman Otten, president; David Hilger, vice president; and Walter B. Miner, assistant cashier. The First...
    • Kelly, Charles

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    • Pioneers;
    • 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.
    • King, Ernest

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    • Pioneers;
    • Ernest Wight King and his family came to Fergus County in 1897. He was superintendent of the Great Northern Mining and Development Co. and was recognized as the best authority on the cyanide process of gold production in Fergus County. He was born...
    • Lewistown News-Argus Building, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • This building was originally the Fergus County Realty Building at 521 W. Main. It once housed the Post Office and the Arro Confectionery. It later became the Lewistown News-Argus Newspaper Office.
    • 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...
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • View of Main Street from the 600 block. Marsh the Homemaker building became the Creel Funeral Home. The Bright Hotel is on the tallest building on the left.
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • Buildings on the north side of the 500 block of Lewistown, Montana. From left to right: Bright Hotel (built 1906 to 1908 became the Burke Hotel in 1923 and it burned in 1959); Wise block (built 1911 burned in 1959); Imislund Building (built 1906);...
    • Mackey building, Lewistown, Montana

    • 1955-07-16
    • Taverns; Saloons;
    • Located on the corner of Main Street and 2nd Avenue North. It was built in 1911 over the top of Spring Creek. Became the Montana Tavern. Clydesdale horses are in front of the building. The Clydesdale horses were photographed at every bar in...
    • Marshall, Charles (Sr.)

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    • Pioneers;
    • Charles Marshall was born Jan 18, 1882 at Benton Harbor, Michigan and died Dec 13, 1925. He was a lawyer. He met Roy Ayers while he was in law school. Later when Roy Ayers became District Judge for Fergus County, Montana he wrote to Charles...
    • Masonic Temple.

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • Located on the corner of Broadway and 4th Avenue north. Constucted in 1909. Housed the Fergus County Argus and the Chamber of Commerce. Later became the Golden Rule office supply.
    • Parade, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Corner of 6th Avenue, Lewistown, Montana. The building in the backround was the Marsh the Homemaker building later became the Creel Funeral Home.
    • Phillips, Samuel

    • 1920
    • Pioneers;
    • Samuel Phillips was born March 11, 1849. He came west from the state of New York in 1880. He located four miles above Lewistown on Big Spring Creek in 1881 where he ran 5,000 sheep. He married Margaret Page in 1883. In 1892 they built a home at 508...
    • Post Office, Lewistown, Montana

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    • View of the Post Office (built 1903) at 109 4th Avenue South. It was used as the Post Office until 1909 and then became the Wells-Fargo Express and the Great Northern Express. It was built by Croatian stonemasons who used locally quarried...
    • Power Mercantile Store, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Mercantile Stores;
    • The second Powers building was built in 1884 and was located at 301 W. Main. Powers as the store was commonly called, was managed by N.M. Erickson, until his death in 1894. Erickson was responsible for getting a post office designation for...
    • Power Mercantile, Lewistown, Montana.

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    • Mercantile Stores;
    • Located at 301 W. Main. The second Powers building was built in 1884 and was located at 301 W. Main. Powers as the store was commonly called, was managed by N.M. Erickson, until his death in 1894. Erickson was responsible for getting a post office...
    • Reedsfort, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Photo of Reedsfort Post Office (built 1881 by Major Alonzo Reed) which became part of the city of Lewistown, Montana. It is located on the intersection of Brassey Street and Shields Street. A sign above the door reads "Lewistown 1880".
    • Reedsfort, Lewistown, MT

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    • Lewistown, Montana; Reedsfort, Montana;
    • Sketch of Reedsfort which later became part of Lewistown. It shows the Day House Hotel, Post Office, Dan Crowley Saloon and the Holzemer Saloon.
    • Ritch, Johnnie

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    • Pioneers;
    • John B. Ritch was born December 1, 1868, in North Carolina. When he was 15 he went to Texas and became a cowboy. He came to Montana in 1885 and rode the Judith Basin county range for several early-day cattle outfits. He later engaged in the mining...
    • Sullivan, Maurice

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    • Pioneers;
    • Maurice Sullivan was born Dec 12, 1856 in Augusta, GA. He left home at 13 and traveled west. He came to the Montana territory in the 1870’s and he worked as a guide, freighter, cowboy and miner. By 1883 he was freighting between Junction City...
    • View of Main Street taken from the 500 block.

    • 1910-1919
    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • The building on the left is the Bright Hotel, it later became the Burke Hotel. The first part was built in 1906 and added to in 1908. It burned in 1959.
    • Wieglanda, George with gold brick

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    • George Heinrick Wieglenda was born on August 15, 1876, in Heidersdorf, Province of Silesia, Germany. His parents, John and Selma immigrated to the United States around 1883. George left home around 1893 and after drifting around Eastern Montana, at...
    • Winnett, Montana

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    • Winnett, Montana (in Petroleum County) was settled by Walter Winnett. He established a store and post office in 1910 which became the beginning of the town.
    • Winnett, Montana

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    • Winnett, Montana (in Petroleum County) was settled by Walter Winnett. He established a store and post office in 1910 which became the beginning of the town.
    • Winnett, Montana

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    • Winnett, Montana (in Petroleum County) was settled by Walter Winnett. He established a store and post office in 1910 which became the beginning of the town.
    • Winnett, Montana

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    • Winnett, Montana (in Petroleum County) was settled by Walter Winnett. He established a store and post office in 1910 which became the beginning of the town.
    • Winnett, Montana

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    • Winnett, Montana (in Petroleum County) was settled by Walter Winnett. He established a store and post office in 1910 which became the beginning of the town.
    • Winnett, Montana

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    • The day the train came in. Winnett, Montana (in Petroleum County) was settled by Walter Winnett. He established a store and post office in 1910 which became the beginning of the town.
    • Winnett, Montana

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    • Petroleum County Courthouse. Winnett, Montana (in Petroleum County) was settled by Walter Winnett. He established a store and post office in 1910 which became the beginning of the town.
    • Winnett, Montana

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    • Railroad driving the golden spike. Winnett, Montana (in Petroleum County) was settled by Walter Winnett. He established a store and post office in 1910 which became the beginning of the town.
    • Winnett, Montana. Class of 1933 part 1

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    • Winnett, Montana (in Petroleum County) was settled by Walter Winnett. He established a store and post office in 1910 which became the beginning of the town.
    • Winnett, Montana. Class of 1933 part 2

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    • Winnett, Montana (in Petroleum County) was settled by Walter Winnett. He established a store and post office in 1910 which became the beginning of the town.
    • Wunderlin, Joe

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    • Pioneers;
    • Joe Wunderlin was born Dec 10, 1845 in Milstadt, Illinois and died Feb 8, 1933. He came to Montana in 1871 and took over his Brother Bill’s homestead near Ross Fork, Montana. His wife was named Mattie. He was a miner of quartz. The two brothers...
    • Yogo, Montana

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    • Yogo, Montana was a gold mining camp at first but then became known for its corn-flower blue sapphires. Yogo mining district is about 16 miles from Utica, Montana.
    • Yogo, Montana

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    • Yogo, Montana was a gold mining camp at first but then became known for its corn-flower blue sapphires. Yogo mining district is about 16 miles from Utica, Montana.
    • Yogo, Montana

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    • Yogo, Montana was a gold mining camp at first but then became known for its corn-flower blue sapphires. Yogo mining district is about 16 miles from Utica, Montana.
    • Yogo, Montana

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    • Yogo, Montana was a gold mining camp at first but then became known for its corn-flower blue sapphires. Yogo mining district is about 16 miles from Utica, Montana.
    • Yogo, Montana

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    • Yogo, Montana was a gold mining camp at first but then became known for its corn-flower blue sapphires. Yogo mining district is about 16 miles from Utica, Montana.
    • Yogo, Montana

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    • Yogo, Montana was a gold mining camp at first but then became known for its corn-flower blue sapphires. Yogo mining district is about 16 miles from Utica, Montana.
    • Yogo, Montana

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    • Yogo, Montana was a gold mining camp at first but then became known for its corn-flower blue sapphires. Yogo mining district is about 16 miles from Utica, Montana.
    • Yogo, Montana

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    • Yogo, Montana was a gold mining camp at first but then became known for its corn-flower blue sapphires. Yogo mining district is about 16 miles from Utica, Montana.
    • Yogo, Montana

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    • Yogo, Montana was a gold mining camp at first but then became known for its corn-flower blue sapphires. Yogo mining district is about 16 miles from Utica, Montana.
    • Yogo, Montana

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    • Yogo, Montana was a gold mining camp at first but then became known for its corn-flower blue sapphires. Yogo mining district is about 16 miles from Utica, Montana.

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