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    • Bright Hotel, lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown, Montana; Hotels; Burke Hotel;
    • Scovels transfer wagon says "private secretary". It was originally called the Bright Hotel, built by John L. Bright in 1908. It was later bought by “Pickhandle Burke” in 1923. It was located on the corner of Main and 6th Avenue North. It...
    • 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...
    • Camels on parade, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Camels;
    • Camels pulling a circus wagon on 5th Avenue North and people standing on the sidewalks watching the parade. Buildings from left to right: Judith Basin Bank (built 1899), Telephone building (built 1912), Methodist Church (built 1905), and the...
    • City Hall, Lewistown

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    • Fire Wagons;
    • Fire wagon coming out of city hall. Horses names were Jess and Jean. City Hall was built in 1904
    • City Hall, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • Fire wagon at city hall. The City Hall of Lewistown was located on the corner of Watson Street and 4th Avenue. It was built in 1904 and demolished in 1983. Horses names were Jess and Jean.
    • City Hall, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Fire wagon pulled by horses and a fire truck coming out of the City Hall. It was built in 1904 and located on the corner of 4th Avenue South and Watson Street.
    • Colver, Charles P.

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    • Pioneers;
    • In 1879 Charles P. Colver left Wisconsin and came up the Missouri River to Montana. He settled in Prickley Valley near Helena and ran a freight line into Helena with three yoke of cattle and a wagon. In 1881 his brother Fred T. Colver joined him...
    • Daily, Clara

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    • Pioneers;
    • Mr. and Mrs. Frank Dailey came to Montana in 1882 and lived near Bozeman until 1884 when they came to Fergus County. They came in a covered wagon. They homesteaded on the southeastern edge of Lewistown. They had both range and dairy cattle and sold...
    • Early Pioneers at Lewistown, Montana

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    • Travois; T. C. Power & Bro;
    • Early pioneers standing in front of T.C. Power Bro. Co. store on the corner of Main Street and 3rd Ave., Lewistown, Mont. Two people are in front of the store and one person is standing near a covered wagon (may be a Metis cart). One horse is...
    • Fergus County High School on the right and the gymnasium on the left.

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    • High Schools. Lewistown, Montana;
    • 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 such an institution here The Fergus County High School was established...
    • Fergus, Andrew

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    • Pioneers;
    • Andrew Fergis was the son of James Fergus. He was born in Moline, Illinois in July, 1850. He came with his mother and 3 sisters across the plains in a covered wagon to Virginia City to join his father in 1864. In 1879 they came to Central Montana....
    • Fire wagon

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    • Fancy dress people riding on the fire wagon.
    • Fire wagon on parade, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Fire wagon on parade in front of the Montana Hardware Store (built in 1892) and the Ross Mercantile located on the north side of the 300 block on Main Street.
    • Fire wagon, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Fire wagon pulled by two horses on the 500 block of Janeaux Street, Lewistown, MT. The first Presbyterian Church (built 1892 and torn down in 1892) is in the background, it was located on the corner of Janeaux and 5th Avenue South.
    • Firemen and fire wagon

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    • Fire fighters;
    • Fire Chief Bebb, Art Baker, John Crowley, Ed Baker and riding on the wagon
    • Firre wagon pulled by horses, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Fire Wagons;
    • Horses Jess and Gene pullling the fire wagon on Main Street at the corner of 5th Avenue. Buildings in the background are on the south side of the 400 block on Main Street.
    • 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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    • 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

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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....
    • Homestead in Central Montana

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • Man with his horse and wagon at his homestead. Square Butte mountain can be seen in the background
    • Lewistown Dairy Wagon, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown Dairy wagon. Beat John Kuhne was born on January 10, 1882, in Benken, St. Gallen, Switzerland. He immigrated to Montana in 1906 at the age of 24. He came to the Lewistown area at the urging of the former Joe King and worked as a hand for...
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • Buildings on the north side of the 300 block on Main Street. A freight wagon is parked in front of Carson's Saloon (later called the Bon Ton). The other buildings on the block were built in the 1890's except for the building on the far left which...
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • View from the middle of the 500 block on Main Street Lewistown, Montana looking towards the Judith Mountains. On the left side are the following buildings: Imislund Block (built 1906), McDonald and Charters Block (built 1905), Judith Basin Bank...
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Parades;
    • Circus wagon on parade at the corner of Main Street and 5th Avenue. The corner building is the News-Argus building at 423 W. Main. The Lewistown Furniture building at 501 W. Main can also been seen in the background.
    • 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...
    • Lewistown, Montana

    • 1924
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    • Buildings on the north side of the 300 block on Main Street. "Our Band Wagon" car the driver is Guy Dodge, fiddle played by Harry McArthur, banjo is played by Pat Posten and violin played by Mr Graham. View shows the Hancock Drug Store, the Bon Ton...
    • 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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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • The 200 and 300 block of Main Street, Lewistown, Montana as seen from the NE. A man with a wagon full of freight is in the center of the photo. DeKalb Harness shop and Sweitzers Deptartment Store are on the left. The Courthouse can be seen in the...
    • Masonic Temple, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Masonic Temple;
    • Hay wagon parked in front of the Masonic Temple (built 1909), NE corner of Broadway and 4th Ave North, Lewistown, Montana
    • McCollum, Elias

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    • Pioneers;
    • Elias McCollum was born in Missouri on November 27th 1858. He moved to the area of Cottonwood, Montana in 1882 by covered wagon with his family. They homesteaded in the Cottonwood and Beaver Creek area of Montana.
    • Morton, Glen

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    • Glen Morton was born at Hopeville, Iowa, in 1888. In 1909 Morton arrived in Lewistown on the old Jawbone Railroad. The next day he climbed aboard a Nelson Stage Coach bound for Kendall where he got a job at T. R. Matlock's general store. The...
    • 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...
    • Rowley, Jack

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    • Pioneers;
    • John (Jack) Rowley was born Feb 18, 1858 while traveling in a covered freight wagon near Salt Lake City, Utah and died Aug 9, 1923. In 1889 he married Martha Josephine Skaggs. They had a ranch near Grass Range and later moved to 721 W. Main Street...
    • 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.
    • Virginia, Octave, and Lena Lucier.

    • 1898
    • Lucier family;
    • Octave and Virginia were married December 24, 1873 in Massachusetts. They came Montana by wagon and arrived in Reed's Fort, Montana, July 4, 1883. They settled in Maiden, Montana, and he worked for the Maginnis Mining Co. They homesteaded 17 miles...
    • Waddell, Thomas

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    • Pioneers;
    • Thomas Waddell was born in Boone County, Illinois, in 1856. He moved to Kansas in 1866 where he was raised on a farm. In 1875 he went to Utah and worked in a silver mine. He came to Montana in 1880 and then moved to Philbrook in 1881. He operated...
    • Westvelt, Minnie Jackson

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    • Pioneers;
    • Minnie Jackson Westvelt was born in Mapleton, Iowa on July 15, 1897 and came to Bozeman Montana in 1879 by trail to Ogden, Utah and from there to Bozeman by wagon train. She moved to Lewistown with her father (William Dorman Jackson) after her...

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