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    • Brassey, Edward

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    • Edward Brassey;
    • He was born in England Oct 22, 1844. Mr. Brassey came to the present site of Lewistown in the early fall of 1881 in the capacity of school teacher and later taught the first term of public school which was organized in the section which now...
    • Eldridge, Louis

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    • Pioneers;
    • Louis W. Eldridge was elected Surveyor for Fergus County in 1886. He was born November 29, 1858. He lived at Cottonwood, Montana. He organized the Lewistown Commercial Company in 1898 and it was located at 218 or 220 W. Main. Many picnics were held...
    • 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...
    • 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 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 row...
    • Lewistown City Cemetery, Lewistown, Montana

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    • View from northwest to southeast. The Fergus County Courthouse can be seen in the background in the center. The Lewistown City Cemetery was organized in 1899 and was located on the west side of Lewistown.
    • Presbyterian Church, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Presbyterian Church;
    • This was the 1st Presbyterian Church built in Lewistown. It was located on the corner of Janeaux Street and 5th Avenue. It was organized July 14, 1890 and it was dedicated October 6, 1895.
    • Reynolds, Ralph

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    • Pioneers;
    • Ralph Reynolds organized the Cook-Reynolds Co. real estate along with George W. Cook. In 1929 he was Commissioner of Agriculture for the C.M. & St. P & P Railroad.
    • Van Orsdel, William Wesley

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    • Pioneers;
    • Rev. William Wesley “Brother Van” Orsdel came to Montana in 1872. He rode horseback through Montana, preaching the Gospel and always carrying a Bible and a hymnal. Brother Van conducted his first Methodist service at Philbrook near present-day...

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