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    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Freighting;
    • Freight team in front of the Golden Rule Store (400 block on Main Street, Lewistown, MT). The Judith Basin Bank (built 1899) is on the corner with the curved doorway and the old Courthouse is on the far left. The first part of the Burke Hotel is...
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • The corner of Main Street and 5th Ave. South, Lewistown Mont. The Argus Newspaper office (1896-1913) is on the far left. A sleigh is in the center of 5th Ave. South. The Dark Horse Stable shows beyond the Argus Office (5th Avenue) and the spire...
    • Fowler, Donald

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    • Pioneers;
    • Donald Fowler was born Feb 23, 1850 near Ross shire, near Inverness Scotland and died Mar 9, 1932. He was married to Annie W. McLennan in 1876. He was county assessor in 1898 and 1900. He came to America in 1876 and to Montana in 1880 and went into...
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown, Montana; Elkhorn Saloon; W. H. Hopkins; Andrew Green;
    • View of the south side of the 100 block on Main Street. The tallest building on the far left is the Green Building (built 1909 by Andrew Green at 111 W. Main). The building next to it is the Hopkins Block (built 1909) and the shorter building in...
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • Main Street of Lewistown from the 700 block. The Courthouse is on the far left and the Burke Hotel shows in the center of the photo. Judith Mountains are visible in the background.
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • Area included is Washington Street to Virginia Street between the 200 and 300 blocks. Hawthorne School (built 1899, demolished 1918) is shown on far left (top). Home on the left was used for a short time as the Courthouse until the first Courthouse...
    • 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.
    • Lewistown, Montana.

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    • View is looking towards the water tank on top of the hill from Washington Street. Lewistown, Montana.
    • Hilger, Montana

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    • Hilger, Montana; Blacksmiths; H. W. Vagts;
    • The town of Hilger is named for David Hilger, born in Henderson, Minn. in 1857. He came to Helena when he was 10 with his family in a covered wagon, receiving his education in Helena and working for James Fergus who lived on a ranch near Helena....
    • Homes of Lewistown, Montana

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    • W. D. Symmes residence, built 1909 and located at 220 W. Boulevard. It is part of the Silk Stocking District.
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • The 100 and 200 block (north side) of Main Street, Lewistown, Montana as seen from the southeast. A. Young [saddle] Manufacturer shop is on the left side. Further down the street is the Elkhorn Stable (100 block). Telephone poles and lines are on...
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • The Lewistown Commercial Co. (216 W. Main, Lewistown, MT) building with awning is on far left. Next to it is another building being constructed probably by John Laux.
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Freighting; Oxen teams;
    • Oxen team with a freight wagon is in the middle of the 500 block of Main Street. The first Lincoln school (built 1889 and torn down in 1911; it was also called the Brick School) is the building on the left in the distance.The Carnegie Library...
    • Hilger, Montana

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    • Hilger, Montana;
    • The town of Hilger is named for David Hilger, born in Henderson, Minn. in 1857. He came to Helena when he was 10 with his family in a covered wagon, receiving his education in Helena and working for James Fergus who lived on a ranch near Helena....
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • View of Montana Street from 6th Ave. North. The Episcopal Church (built 1899) is the third building from the left and the Hawthorne School (1899-1918) is the tall building in the center. The Judith Mountains are in the background.
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • View from the top curve of Main Street Hill. Shows a cutout hillside on the right and both sides of the street are fenced. Lewistown is seen in the distance with the Judith Mountains in the background. The Fergus County Courthouse is being...
    • Hilger, Montana

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    • Hilger, Montana;
    • The town of Hilger is named for David Hilger, born in Henderson, Minn. in 1857. He came to Helena when he was 10 with his family in a covered wagon, receiving his education in Helena and working for James Fergus who lived on a ranch near Helena....
    • 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...
    • Hilger, Montana

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    • Hilger, Montana;
    • The town of Hilger is named for David Hilger, born in Henderson, Minn. in 1857. He came to Helena when he was 10 with his family in a covered wagon, receiving his education in Helena and working for James Fergus who lived on a ranch near Helena....
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • View from the 600 block of Main Street, Lewistown, Montana. The Presbyterian Church (1st) spire is on the far right side. The American House Hotel (built 1895 and burned 1902 is in the center behind the telephone pole
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Ferris Wheels;
    • View of the south side of the 400 block on Main Street. A ferris wheel is on the street. The Mint Bar on the corner is draped with red white and blue banners. Other businesses include Harry Brown Clothing, Palace Meat Market and The Fad Shoe Store.
    • Washington Street, Lewistown, Montana.

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    • View from 6th Avenue North looking down on Washington Street. The white building (center left) is the first built Methodist Church.
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • Panoramic view from the top of the Flour Mill towards Lewistown's Main Street. Spring Creek is in the forground (right side).
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • View from 3rd Avenue looking towards the Courthouse. Power Mercantile building (built 1884) is the first building on the left. Hempill's Jewelry Store is the first building on the right.
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • View of the Fergus County Courthouse section of Lewistown, Montana. The Courthouse is on Main Street in the center of the photo.
    • DeMolay Band, Lewistown, Montana

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    • DeMolay;
    • Members of the Demolay Band in front of the Masonic Temple building, Lewistown, Montana. Harold Slater is holding a trombone (right side of the right pillar)
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • View from the south side of the 200 block on Main Street looking at the north side buildings: Ross Mercantile, Montana Hardware (built 1892). The Power Mercantile building (built 1901) is in the center.
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana.

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    • Cumberland Mill looking down Spotted Horse Gulch (the switch back road leading into Maiden Canyon is here.)
    • Homes of Lewistown, Montana

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    • Original home of William H. Culver residence at 212 5th Avenue North being demolished. It was built in 1890. The building next door is his later residence built in 1900. William H. Culver was the original photographer for the central Montana area....
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • View of Main Street shows the Tivoli Music Hall (201 W. Main owned by Harry A. Phillips and Ed Fitzhugh from 1904 Polk Directory) and a restaurant located on the SW corner of Main Street and 2nd Ave. South. A bridge crosses over Spring Creek. The...
    • Brooks block, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Brooks building is located at 207 W. Main. It was originally built in 1913. Side of the building being refurbished by Valach Construction
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Grain Elevators;
    • View of 1st Avenue South as seen from the corner of Water Street to Brassey Street. The Montana Lumber building is on the far left and two grain elevators are seen on the same side of the street. At the end of 1st Avenue is the Montana Railroad...
    • St. Joseph’s Hospital, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Hospitals; Lewistown, Montana; Croatian Stonemasons;
    • The first unit was completed and opened on October 15, 1908. The first unit was built by Pete Tuss, a Croatian immigrant who came to Lewistown either in 1898 or 1899. The second unit, the longest of the five units, was started in 1913. John F....
    • St. Joseph’s Hospital, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Hospitals; Lewistown, Montana; Croatian Stonemasons;
    • The first unit was completed and opened on October 15, 1908. The first unit was built by Pete Tuss, a Croatian immigrant who came to Lewistown either in 1898 or 1899. The second unit, the longest of the five units, was started in 1913. John F....
    • Woman washing clothes.

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    • Washing clothes;
    • A woman is washing her clothes in a wash tub on a bench in her yard.
    • Corner view of Lewistown, Montana

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    • View to the left is from 8th Avenue looking down Main Street and to the right is looking down 8th Avenue South.
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • View from the top of Main Street hill. The Dockery house is on the right side.
    • 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...
    • Homes of Lewistown, Montana

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    • Left is the May Apartments at 803 W. Main built in 1902 by John Laux, Austin W. Warr home (center) at 812 W. Main and Charles Lehman home (right) built in 1900 at 802 W. Main.
    • Elkhorn Saloon, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Elkhorn Saloon;
    • Men standing at the bar of the Elk Horn Saloon (123 W. Main). The man with his foot on the rail is Ed Martin, Sheriff of Fergus County, Montana. Schlitz beer sign is hanging on the wall. An elk head is mounted on the wall also. Four spitoons are on...
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana.

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    • Gold Mining; Kendall, Montana;
    • The interior of the Spotted Horse Mill near Maiden, Montana in the Judith Mountains. About 1886 to 1890. Machinery from old Collar Mill. Mrs. McAdow, wife of the original owner is the lady in the picture.
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Freighting;
    • Jack McDonnell's oxen team in front of Hickey's Blacksmith Shop on the 200 block of 5th Ave North, Lewistown, MT. Hickey's shop is the building with the ladder on the roof. On the far right the highest buildings are on the 400 block of Main Street.
    • Montana Hardware store, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Montana Hardware (built in 1892) and Lewistown Commercial Co. (built in 1899) and the E.G. Schneider Saloon on the north side of the 200 block on Main Street. A stagecoach is passing in front of the buildings.
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Croatian Stonemasons;
    • View of the north side of the 200 and 300 block on Main Street. A buggy is parked in front of the Blue Goose Saloon. Street is unpaved. The Courthouse tower shows at the far left. The buildings in the 200 block (right to left): Warr Building (built...
    • Laverdure, Pierre

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    • Pierre Laverdure;
    • Born in what is now North Dakota prairie, Pierre Laverdure and his wife came to Reedsfort by two-wheeled rawhide-bound carts, pulled by a Cayuse pony in 1879. He and his wife and the other 50 families were guided by Francis A. Janeaux. Laverdure...
    • St. Joseph’s Hospital, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Hospitals; Lewistown, Montana; Croatian Stonemasons;
    • The first unit was completed and opened on October 15, 1908. The first unit was built by Pete Tuss, a Croatian immigrant who came to Lewistown either in 1898 or 1899. The second unit, the longest of the five units, was started in 1913. John F....
    • St. Joseph’s Hospital, Lewistown, Montana.

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    • Hospitals;
    • The first unit was completed and opened on October 15, 1908. The first unit was built by Pete Tuss, a Croatian immigrant who came to Lewistown either in 1898 or 1899. The second unit, the longest of the five units, was started in 1913. John F....
    • Bright-Burke Hotel, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Buildings;Hotels;
    • View from the 600 block of Main Street. The Bright Hotel is the large building on the left. It was later called the Burke Hotel.
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • View of a circus parade on Main Street, Lewistown, MT from the middle of the 400 block to 1st Avenue. The A & R (Allen and Robinson) building (built 1903 and burned in 1938) is on the far left. The building in the middle with the balcony is the Day...
    • St. Joseph’s Hospital, Lewistown, Montana.

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    • Hospitals Lewistown, Montana; Croatian Stonemasons;
    • The first unit was completed and opened on October 15, 1908. The first unit was built by Pete Tuss, a Croatian immigrant who came to Lewistown either in 1898 or 1899. The second unit, the longest of the five units, was started in 1913. John F....
    • Barnes-King Gold Mine

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    • Barnes-King gold mine was located in the North Moccasin Mountains near Lewistown, MT. The Barnes-King Development Company mined the area in 1901-1925. The mine is on the left side of the photo and 4 cars are in the middle.
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • Overview of Lewistown from the corner of 7th Avenue and Main Street looking northeast. Photo is taken from the top of the Attix Clinic. Homes in the foreground are between 6th and 7th Avenues on the south side of Main Street. The Bright/Burke Hotel...
    • Lewistown Photo View Co., Lewistown, Montana

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    • Photographers;
    • A tent housing the Lewistown Photo View Co . Signs on the front of the tent say: Home Portraiture, Amateurs Developing. The bell tower for the Lewistown City Hall (located at the corner of 5th Avenue South and Watson Street) is in the background.
    • St. Joseph’s Hospital, Lewistown, Montana.

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    • Hospitals; Lewistown, Montana; Croatian Stonemasons;
    • The first unit was completed and opened on October 15, 1908. The first unit was built by Pete Tuss, a Croatian immigrant who came to Lewistown either in 1898 or 1899. The second unit, the longest of the five units, was started in 1913. John F....
    • St. Joseph's Hospital, Lewistown, Montana.

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    • Hospitals; Lewistown, Montana; Croatian Stonemasons;
    • The first unit was completed and opened on October 15, 1908. The first unit was built by Pete Tuss, a Croatian immigrant who came to Lewistown either in 1898 or 1899. The second unit, the longest of the five units, was started in 1913. John F....
    • Beaver Creek Church, Montana

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    • Brother Van, Methodist Circuit Preacher is seated with church congregation. He is the man with the hat in the second row.
    • Judith Basin Bank, Lewistown, Montana

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    • View of the Judith Basin Bank (built 1899) located at 502 W. Main. The bank has a corner entrance with a sign that reads 1899. Judith Basin Bank sign is painted on the front left window.
    • St. Joseph’s Hospital, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Hospitals; Lewistown, Montana; Croatian Stonemasons;
    • The first unit was completed and opened on October 15, 1908. The first unit was built by Pete Tuss, a Croatian immigrant who came to Lewistown either in 1898 or 1899. The second unit, the longest of the five units, was started in 1913. John F....
    • Methodist Church.

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • This is the first Methodist Church located on the corner of 5th Avenue and Broadway. It was built in 1886 and replaced in 1904 with a stone structure. The parsonage, built in 1892, is seen next door. To the right of the parsonage is the...
    • St. Joseph’s Hospital, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Hospitals; Lewistown, Montana; Croatian Stonemasons;
    • The first unit was completed and opened on October 15, 1908. The first unit was built by Pete Tuss, a Croatian immigrant who came to Lewistown either in 1898 or 1899. The second unit, the longest of the five units, was started in 1913. John F....
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • St. Joseph’s Hospital, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Hospitals; Lewistown, Montana; Croatian Stonemasons;
    • The first unit was completed and opened on October 15, 1908. The first unit was built by Pete Tuss, a Croatian immigrant who came to Lewistown either in 1898 or 1899. The second unit, the longest of the five units, was started in 1913. John F....
    • Scovel's Dray, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • Two of Scovel's Dray wagons transporting various kinds of freight. A driver is on each wagon in front of Lehman's Department store, 418-422 W. Main.
    • Bank of Fergus County, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • Located 223 W. Main. The building faces Main Street with its west side facing Third Avenue South. this is the second building occupied by the Bank of Fergus County. Note that the picture was taken before the streets were paved in 1913. Looking NE
    • Carnegie Library, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Libraries;
    • The first Lincoln School is shown in the background on the left. The “manifest desire” for a public library stirred early in Lewistown, Montana. In January 1897, two full years prior to Lewistown’s incorporation, Frank E. Smith, a local attorney,...
    • Parade on Main Street

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    • Parades;
    • View shows the buildings on the south side of the 300 block on Main Street. W.S. Smith store first building on the right, and Christies Restaurant is the 2nd building from the right.
    • St. Joseph’s Hospital, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Hospitals; Lewistown, Montana; Croatian Stonemasons;
    • The first unit was completed and opened on October 15, 1908. The first unit was built by Pete Tuss, a Croatian immigrant who came to Lewistown either in 1898 or 1899. The second unit, the longest of the five units, was started in 1913. John F....
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • View of the 200 block on Main Street, Lewistown, MT. A sign for Andrew Young saddle manufacturer is on the right side. Telephone and electrical lines are on each side of the street.
    • St. Joseph’s Hospital, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Hospitals; Lewistown, Montana; Croatian Stonemasons;
    • The first unit was completed and opened on October 15, 1908. The first unit was built by Pete Tuss, a Croatian immigrant who came to Lewistown either in 1898 or 1899. The second unit, the longest of the five units, was started in 1913. John F....
    • Kolin, Montana

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    • Kolin, Montana; Railroads;
    • Kolin's post office opened in 1913 and closed in 1972. It is located about 20 miles west of Lewistown, Montana.
    • St. Joseph’s Hospital, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Hospitals; Lewistown, Montana; Croatian Stonemasons;
    • The first unit was completed and opened on October 15, 1908. The first unit was built by Pete Tuss, a Croatian immigrant who came to Lewistown either in 1898 or 1899. The second unit, the longest of the five units, was started in 1913. John F....
    • Roy, Montana

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    • Roy, Montana;
    • The Montana Hardware building is on the right.
    • Parade on Main Street.

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    • Parades;
    • View of the south side of the 300 block of Main Street. The building to the right of the pole is the Busy Corner Store-News Depot.
    • St. Joseph’s Hospital, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Hospitals; Lewistown, Montana; Croatian Stonemasons;
    • The first unit was completed and opened on October 15, 1908. The first unit was built by Pete Tuss, a Croatian immigrant who came to Lewistown either in 1898 or 1899. The second unit, the longest of the five units, was started in 1913. John F....
    • Kolin, Montana

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    • Kolin, Montana;
    • Kolin, Montana. It’s post office opened in 1913 and closed in 1972. It is located about 20 miles west of Lewistown, Montana.
    • 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...
    • Fergus County Argus office, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown, Montana; Halsey Watson;
    • Interior of the Fergus County Argus newspaper office (built 1896) located at 423 W. Main, Lewistown, MT. Halsey Watson is seated at a desk and Mrs. Reeder is standing at a work table. A mounted eagle is on the wall.
    • St. Joseph’s Hospital, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Hospitals; Lewistown, Montana; Croatian Stonemasons;
    • The first unit was completed and opened on October 15, 1908. The first unit was built by Pete Tuss, a Croatian immigrant who came to Lewistown either in 1898 or 1899. The second unit, the longest of the five units, was started in 1913. John F....
    • Parade on Main Street

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    • Parades;
    • Lewistown Furniture Company float in parade in front of the buildings on the north side of the 300 block on Main Street. Stafford Harness shop shows in the background. The building on the far right is the Power's Store.
    • Homes of Lewistown, Montana

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    • This was the residence of T.T. Taylor who was a banker. It was built in 1919 at 215 W. Boulevard. It is part of the Silk Stocking District.
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • View from hill above Montana Street at 6th Avenue North. The Episcopal Church (built 1899) at 502 W. Montana has a boardwalk in front of it. A wagon is on Montana Street in the foreground. In the distance to the left is the Hawthorne School...
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • The building on the left is located on Main Street at approximately the 1100 block.
    • Stagecoach

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    • Stagecoaches;
    • An umbrella is covering the driver and his passenger.

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