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    • A. K. and Willa (Snartland) Raundal wedding photo.

    • 1916
    • Fergus County, Montana;
    • Willa Snartland married A.K. Raundal after she had been on her homestead 6 months. Earlier her brother had filed for the homestead but he got sick and so she moved into the homestead to take over for her brother. The homestead was located southeast...
    • A. K. and Willa Raundal at Homestead 1916

    • 1916
    • Homesteads; Fergus County, Montana;
    • Willa Snartland married A.K. Raundal after she had been on her homestead 6 months. Earlier her brother had filed for the homestead but he got sick and so she moved into the homestead to take over for her brother. The homestead was located southeast...
    • Anderson, Marie Slotten

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    • Pioneers;
    • Marie Slotten Anderson was born in Norway. She married her childhood sweetheart Peter E. Anderson on July 22, 1883 after he had moved to Central Montana in 1882. They lived four miles west of Lewistown.
    • Bunett, Perk

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    • Pioneers;
    • Perk Burnett was the brother of William C. Burnett. He was born west of Dallas, Texas on a ranch. He was born in 1852. In 1875 he and his brother William C. left Texas to go with a trail herd going to Wyoming. They later on started purchasing land...
    • 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...
    • Burnett, William

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    • Pioneers;
    • William Burnett was born in Jan 10, 1855 at Wayne Co. Kentucky. His brother was Perk Burnett. In 1875 he and his brother left Texas to go with a trail herd going to Wyoming. They later on started purchasing land and cattle in Wyoming and sold out...
    • Civic Center, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Recreation Centers; WPA;
    • Five years before the start of World War II, the Civic Center was built on Fifth Avenue South between Watson and Water streets. It was built under the Works Progress Administration (WPA) with the understanding that it would serve Lewistown as their...
    • Colver, Carrie (Mrs. Fred)

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    • Pioneers;
    • Carrie Colver was born May 10, 1870 in Grand Marsh, Wisconsin and died Dec 6, 1961. In January of 1888, Fred Colver went back to his old home in Wisconsin after he had homesteaded in Central Montana. There he married Carrie S. Bidwell, an...
    • Fergus County Courthouse, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • Located at 712 W. Main. It was constructed in 1908. The old courthouse also shows on the far right; it was torn down after the new courthouse was built.
    • Fergus County Courthouse, Lewistown, Montana

    • 1908
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    • Both the old Fergus County Courthouse (built 1890 and demolished after the new Courthouse was built) and the new Courthouse (built 1908) are side by side at 712 W. Main.
    • Fergus County High School Lewistown, Montana

    • 1918-04-30
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    • View of the High School after the fire set by arsonists April 30, 1918. 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...
    • Fergus County High School Lewistown, Montana

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    • Girls sewing class with mannequinns in front of the Tar Paper Palace. The Tar Paper Palace was used for the high school after the high school was burned by arsonists in 1918.
    • Fergus County High School Lewistown, Montana

    • 1918-04-30
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    • View of the High School after the fire set by arsonists April 30, 1918. 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...
    • Fergus County High School Lewistown, Montana

    • 1918-04-30
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    • View of the High School after the fire set by arsonists April 30, 1918The 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...
    • Fergus County High School Lewistown, Montana

    • 1918-04-30
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    • View of the High School after the fire set by arsonists April 30, 1918.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...
    • Fergus County High School Lewistown, Montana

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    • High Schools;
    • View of the Fergus County High School (built in the 1920's after the first high school was burned by arsonists 1918) It was located in the 400 block on 6th Avenue South.
    • Fergus County High School Lewistown, Montana

    • 1918-04-30
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    • View of the High School after the fire set by arsonists April 30, 1918. 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...
    • Hart and Co. Dry Goods Store, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Millinery; Dry Goods;
    • Wright Bros. Building, built in 1904. Located at 215 W. Main. Hart and Co. Dry Goods and Sutter Bros Jewelry Store occupied the building. The building was constructed after the Lewistown Hotel burned in 1904. Later the building was removed and...
    • Hilger, Montana

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    • 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....
    • Hilger, Montana

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    • Wells Fargo and Co.; Milwaukee Railroad;
    • 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....
    • 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....
    • Hilger, Montana

    • 1911-11-02
    • 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....
    • Hilger, Montana

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    • 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....
    • 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....
    • 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....
    • 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....
    • Judith Hardware, Lewistown, Montana

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    • It was located at 307 W. Main and built in 1900. Workmen are repairing the wall which collapsed after the building next door had burned down.
    • 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...
    • Kendall, Montana

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    • Gold Mining; Kendall, Montana; Harry T. Kendall; North Moccasin Mountains;
    • “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 trustees with a capital stock of...
    • Kendall, Montana

    • 1902
    • Gold Mining; Kendall, Montana; Harry T. Kendall; North Moccasin Mountains;
    • “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 trustees with a capital stock of...
    • Kendall, Montana.

    • 1907
    • Gold Mining; Kendall, Montana; Harry T. Kendall; North Moccasin Mountains;
    • “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 trustees with a capital stock of...
    • Landusky, Montana

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    • Landusky, Montana;
    • Landusky was named after Powell “Pike” Landusky. Pike Landusky and Bob Orman discoved a gold mine in 1893 which developed into a boom town.
    • Landusky, Montana

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    • Landusky, Montana;
    • Ore mill. Landusky was named after Powell “Pike” Landusky. Pike Landusky and Bob Orman discoved a gold mine in 1893 which developed into a boom town.
    • Landusky, Montana

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    • Landusky, Montana;
    • Landusky was named after Powell “Pike” Landusky. Pike Landusky and Bob Orman discoved a gold mine in 1893 which developed into a boom town.
    • Landusky, Montana

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    • Landusky, Montana;
    • Landusky was named after Powell “Pike” Landusky. Pike Landusky and Bob Orman discoved a gold mine in 1893 which developed into a boom town.
    • Landusky, Montana

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    • Landusky, Montana;
    • Landusky was named after Powell “Pike” Landusky. Pike Landusky and Bob Orman discoved a gold mine in 1893 which developed into a boom town.
    • Landusky, Montana

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    • Landusky, Montana;
    • Landusky was named after Powell “Pike” Landusky. Pike Landusky and Bob Orman discoved a gold mine in 1893 which developed into a boom town.
    • Landusky, Montana

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    • Landusky, Montana;
    • Landusky was named after Powell “Pike” Landusky. Pike Landusky and Bob Orman discoved a gold mine in 1893 which developed into a boom town.
    • Landusky, Montana

    • 1896
    • Landusky, Montana;
    • Landusky was named after Powell “Pike” Landusky. Pike Landusky and Bob Orman discoved a gold mine in 1893 which developed into a boom town.
    • Landusky, Montana

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    • Landusky, Montana;
    • The ore mill was behind and to the left of where the post office stands in 1967. Landusky was named after Powell “Pike” Landusky. Pike Landusky and Bob Orman discoved a gold mine in 1893 which developed into a boom town.
    • Landusky, Montana

    • 1909-07-04
    • Landusky, Montana;
    • Landusky was named after Powell “Pike” Landusky. Pike Landusky and Bob Orman discoved a gold mine in 1893 which developed into a boom town.
    • Landusky, Montana

    • 1909-07-04
    • Landusky, Montana;
    • Landusky was named after Powell “Pike” Landusky. Pike Landusky and Bob Orman discoved a gold mine in 1893 which developed into a boom town.
    • Landusky, Montana

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    • Landusky, Montana;
    • Landusky was named after Powell “Pike” Landusky. Pike Landusky and Bob Orman discoved a gold mine in 1893 which developed into a boom town.
    • Landusky, Montana

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    • Landusky, Montana;
    • Landusky was named after Powell “Pike” Landusky. Pike Landusky and Bob Orman discoved a gold mine in 1893 which developed into a boom town.
    • Landusky, Montana

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    • Landusky, Montana;
    • Landusky was named after Powell “Pike” Landusky. Pike Landusky and Bob Orman discoved a gold mine in 1893 which developed into a boom town.
    • Landusky, Montana

    • 1947
    • Landusky, Montana;
    • Landusky was named after Powell “Pike” Landusky. Pike Landusky and Bob Orman discoved a gold mine in 1893 which developed into a boom town.
    • Landusky, Montana

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    • Landusky, Montana;
    • Evelyn Coles painting of Little Ben Mill. Landusky was named after Powell “Pike” Landusky. Pike Landusky and Bob Orman discoved a gold mine in 1893 which developed into a boom town.
    • Landusky, Montana

    • 1932
    • Landusky, Montana;
    • Old Landusky mill and office. Dr. Bryant on the front porch taken in 1932, Forest fire in 1936 buned the mill. Landusky was named after Powell “Pike” Landusky. Pike Landusky and Bob Orman discoved a gold mine in 1893 which developed into a boom...
    • Landusky, Montana

    • 1940
    • Landusky, Montana;
    • Little Ben Mill. Landusky was named after Powell “Pike” Landusky. Pike Landusky and Bob Orman discoved a gold mine in 1893 which developed into a boom town.
    • Landusky, Montana

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    • Landusky, Montana;
    • Little Ben mine office. Landusky was named after Powell “Pike” Landusky. Pike Landusky and Bob Orman discoved a gold mine in 1893 which developed into a boom town.
    • Landusky, Montana

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    • Landusky, Montana;
    • Main Street. Landusky was named after Powell “Pike” Landusky. Pike Landusky and Bob Orman discoved a gold mine in 1893 which developed into a boom town.
    • Landusky, Montana

    • 1947
    • Landusky, Montana; churches;
    • Landusky was named after Powell “Pike” Landusky. Pike Landusky and Bob Orman discoved a gold mine in 1893 which developed into a boom town.
    • Landusky, Montana

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    • Landusky, Montana;
    • Landusky peak before fire. Landusky was named after Powell “Pike” Landusky. Pike Landusky and Bob Orman discoved a gold mine in 1893 which developed into a boom town.
    • Landusky, Montana

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    • Landusky, Montana;
    • Landusky was named after Powell “Pike” Landusky. Pike Landusky and Bob Orman discoved a gold mine in 1893 which developed into a boom town.
    • Landusky, Montana

    • 1907
    • Landusky, Montana;. August Mine;
    • August Mill. Landusky was named after Powell “Pike” Landusky. Pike Landusky and Bob Orman discoved a gold mine in 1893 which developed into a boom town.
    • Landusky, Montana

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    • Landusky, Montana; August Mine;
    • Camp August mine. Landusky was named after Powell “Pike” Landusky. Pike Landusky and Bob Orman discoved a gold mine in 1893 which developed into a boom town.
    • Landusky, Montana

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    • Landusky, Montana;
    • The Little Ben mine, Little Rocky Mountains, taken in 1935. A forest fire in 1936 too 90% of the timber. Landusky was named after Powell “Pike” Landusky. Pike Landusky and Bob Orman discoved a gold mine in 1893 which developed into a boom town.
    • Landusky, Montana

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    • Landusky, Montana;
    • August mining Co, ore bins. Landusky was named after Powell “Pike” Landusky. Pike Landusky and Bob Orman discoved a gold mine in 1893 which developed into a boom town.
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • View of the corner Main Street and 5th Avenue North after the fire which burned the original Lehman Co. building which had been built in 1892-1893.
    • Lewistown, Montana

    • 1913
    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • Scovel's Bus on the corner of 4th Ave South just turning on to Main Street after a parade. View shows the buildings on the right side of the 400 block and the right and left side of the 300 block.
    • Lincoln School, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Postcard photograph of the Lincoln School located at 212 6th Avenue South, It was buil in 1912 after the 1st Lincoln School (built 1889) was torn down.
    • Lincoln School, Lewitown, Montana

    • 1914
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    • Girls walking in front of the Lincoln School at 212 6th Avenue South. This view is from the 7th Avenue South side of the building. It was built in 1912 after the 1st Lincoln School (sometimes called the Brick School) was torn down in 1911.
    • Maiden, Montana

    • 1905
    • Maiden, Montana;
    • Looking towards the southwest. After the fire in 1905. “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,...
    • 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...
    • Messier, Ike

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    • Pioneers;
    • Ike Messier was born in 1891. He died Sept 7, 1971. In 1917 he married Ruth Covert of Valentine, Montana. He repaired automobiles in Lewistown, Montana for 40 years. In 1910 he walked 100 miles from the Musselshell River to Lewistown. His first job...
    • 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...
    • Moccasin, Montana

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    • Moccasin, Montana; Schools;
    • Moccasin High School class and teachers. Moccasin was named after the Moccasin Mountains. It was a town on the Great Northern Railway and was located in the productive wheat growing area of Montana.
    • Moccasin, Montana

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    • Moccasin, Montana; Montana Lumber Co.;
    • Moccasin was named after the Moccasin Mountains. It was a town on the Great Northern Railway and was located in the productive wheat growing area of Montana.
    • Moccasin, Montana;

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    • Moccasin, Montana;
    • Pioneer store owned by the Brownlee family, burned in 1919. Moccasin was named after the Moccasin Mountains. It was a town on the Great Northern Railway and was located in the productive wheat growing area of Montana.
    • Moccasin, Montana

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    • Moccasin, Montana; Banks;
    • Moccasin was named after the Moccasin Mountains. It was a town on the Great Northern Railway and was located in the productive wheat growing area of Montana.
    • Moccasin, Montana;

    • 1919-08-16
    • Moccasin, Montana;
    • Fire August 16, 1919. Moccasin was named after the Moccasin Mountains. It was a town on the Great Northern Railway and was located in the productive wheat growing area of Montana.
    • Moccasin, Montana;

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    • Moccasin, Montana; Railroads;
    • Moccasin was named after the Moccasin Mountains. It was a town on the Great Northern Railway and was located in the productive wheat growing area of Montana.
    • Moccasin, Montana;

    • 1940
    • Moccasin, Montana;
    • Photo probably 1940's. Building later called Dicks 76 in the 1950's. Moccasin was named after the Moccasin Mountains. It was a town on the Great Northern Railway and was located in the productive wheat growing area of Montana.
    • Moccasin, Montana

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    • Moccasin, Montana; Christian Church;
    • Church built in 1913. Moccasin was named after the Moccasin Mountains. It was a town on the Great Northern Railway and was located in the productive wheat growing area of Montana.
    • Moccasin, Montana;

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    • Moccasin, Montana;
    • Moccasin was named after the Moccasin Mountains. It was a town on the Great Northern Railway and was located in the productive wheat growing area of Montana.
    • Moccasin, Montana;

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    • Moccasin, Montana;
    • Moccasin was named after the Moccasin Mountains. It was a town on the Great Northern Railway and was located in the productive wheat growing area of Montana.
    • Moccasin, Montana;

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    • Moccasin, Montana; Basin Lumber Co.;
    • Basin Lumber Co. Moccasin was named after the Moccasin Mountains. It was a town on the Great Northern Railway and was located in the productive wheat growing area of Montana.
    • Moccasin, Montana;

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    • Moccasin, Montana;. School;
    • Second school replaced by Brick School in 1919? Moccasin was named after the Moccasin Mountains. It was a town on the Great Northern Railway and was located in the productive wheat growing area of Montana.
    • Moccasin, Montana

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    • Moccasin, Montana; Hotels;
    • One of the first businesses in town. Moccasin was named after the Moccasin Mountains. It was a town on the Great Northern Railway and was located in the productive wheat growing area of Montana.
    • Moccasin, Montana;

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    • Moccasin, Montana;
    • Moccasin was named after the Moccasin Mountains. It was a town on the Great Northern Railway and was located in the productive wheat growing area of Montana.
    • Moccasin, Montana;

    • 1919-08-16
    • Moccasin, Montana;
    • Fire August 16, 1919. Moccasin was named after the Moccasin Mountains. It was a town on the Great Northern Railway and was located in the productive wheat growing area of Montana.
    • Moccasin, Montana;

    • 1919-08-16
    • Moccasin, Montana;
    • Fire August 16, 1919. Moccasin was named after the Moccasin Mountains. It was a town on the Great Northern Railway and was located in the productive wheat growing area of Montana.
    • Moccasin, Montana;

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    • Moccasin, Montana;
    • Moccasin was named after the Moccasin Mountains. It was a town on the Great Northern Railway and was located in the productive wheat growing area of Montana.
    • Moccasin, Montana;

    • 1919-08-16
    • Moccasin, Montana;
    • Fire August 16, 1919. Moccasin was named after the Moccasin Mountains. It was a town on the Great Northern Railway and was located in the productive wheat growing area of Montana.
    • Moccasin, Montana;

    • 1919-08-16
    • Moccasin, Montana;
    • Fire August 16, 1919. Moccasin was named after the Moccasin Mountains. It was a town on the Great Northern Railway and was located in the productive wheat growing area of Montana.
    • Moccasin, Montana;

    • 1919-08-16
    • Moccasin, Montana;
    • Fire August 16, 1919. Moccasin was named after the Moccasin Mountains. It was a town on the Great Northern Railway and was located in the productive wheat growing area of Montana.
    • Moccasin, Montana;

    • 1914
    • Moccasin, Montana;
    • Moccasin was named after the Moccasin Mountains. It was a town on the Great Northern Railway and was located in the productive wheat growing area of Montana.
    • Moccasin, Montana

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    • Moccasin, Montana; Fires;
    • Fire August 16, 1919. Moccasin was named after the Moccasin Mountains. It was a town on the Great Northern Railway and was located in the productive wheat growing area of Montana.
    • 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...

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