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Montana Historical MarkersTroy Jail - Troy, MT

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From the turn of the century until 1924, when this jail was built, Troy made do with a 10 X 10 wood jail. About eight times the size of the original, this substantial concrete jail then served the town for many more years.

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date approved: 11/27/2014

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Montana Historical MarkersFrank Lloyd Wright Building - Whitefish, MT

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This building was the last Frank Lloyd Wright designed building built in the state of Montana. It was designed as a building for the medical practice of Drs. T L. Lockridge, John T Whalen and Bruce C. McIntyre.

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Montana Historical MarkersFirst Presbyterian Church of Whitefish - Whitefish, MT

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This is far from the first First Presbyterian Church in Whitefish, but this one, completed in 1921, has been the longest lasting. It was the design of congregation members, with only small changes made by architects Rigg and Vantyne of Spokane.

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Montana Historical MarkersGreat Northern Railway Passenger and Freight Depot and Division Office - Whitefish, MT

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Somewhat of a rarity, the Whitefish Great Northern Depot was designed by railroad architect Thomas McMahon in the Tudor style, which was already falling out of favour in 1928, the year of its completion. Nonetheless, it's a great looking station.

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Montana Historical MarkersFort Missoula Historic District - Missoula, MT

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Established in 1877 as the only permanent military post west of the Continental Divide, Fort Missoula had a long career, outlasting all other Montana forts. Active through two world wars, it was finally decommissioned in 1948, after 71 years.

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Montana Historical MarkersBedard House - Thompson Falls, MT

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This house was built by Charles Wicksell and Ecton Browne using a design from a pattern book. Its first resident, Thomas Bedard, businessman and banker, resided in the house until 1926.

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Montana Historical MarkersHoyt House - Thompson Falls, MT

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Though there may be some doubt, this bungalow was most likely designed by Charles Doenges in 1913 and built in 1914. The owner was Randolph Hoyt. co-owner of the Thompson and Ward Hotels. This is one of several built on Doenges' designs in the town.

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Montana Historical Markers102 Park Street - Thompson Falls, MT

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This is another of the many bungalows built by contractor Charles Doenges between 1905 and 1913. Though many were similar in design, each had a distinct personality, brought about through subtle changes in the design from house to house.

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Montana Historical MarkersAinsworth House - Thompson Falls, MT

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This house was built in 1910, very shortly after the town of Thompson Falls was incorporated and trying to become an urban force. One of the more prominent urbanites in the new town was the owner of the house, the crafty lawyer, Auburn S. Ainsworth.

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Montana Historical MarkersWeber's Store - Thompson Falls, MT

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By the early 1900s Thompson Falls was developing industry, one of which was a brick plant. This was the second building erected in the town using those bricks. Architecturally plain, it is typical of small town commercial buildings of the time.

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Montana Historical MarkersWard Hotel - Thompson Falls, MT

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Completed in 1908, the Ward Hotel was built by an entrepreneur of large ambition, Edward Donlan, a transplanted Canadian of Irish lineage. Owner of large tracts of land within the district, he went on to become state Senator, and nearly governor.

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Montana Historical MarkersNorby House - Thompson Falls, MT

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This is another of the series of quality bungalows built in 1912 by Charles Doenges. These houses were built at that time to meet demand created by the construction of the Thompson Falls’ hydro project, which caused a major influx to the town.

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Montana Historical MarkersSanders County Jail - Thompson Falls, MT

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The hoosegow, the calaboose, the lockup, the pen, the clink, the cooler, the slammer, the joint. It's been called all those things, yet still stands as Sanders County's oldest civic building, 107 years old and now hosting the Old Jail Museum.

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Montana Historical MarkersStillwater Ranger Station Historic District - Olney, MT

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Stillwater State Forest, Montana's first state forest, came into being in 1918. In 1922 construction began on Stillwater Ranger Station, one of Montana's first. It remained the state's only major ranger station until 1954.

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Montana Historical MarkersSt. Richard's Church - Columbia Falls, MT

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This 1891 brick church was originally built as a Catholic church and also served as Columbia Falls' first public school. Built of locally made brick, this was one of the first churches in northwest Montana.

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Montana Historical MarkersBig Arm School - Big Arm, MT

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The name of this community, and the school, has not so much to do with Herculean strength as it does with the location, on a large arm of Flathead Lake.

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Montana Historical MarkersCoram Hotel (Hotel Libby) - Libby, MT

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This hotel was a long time in the making. From ground breaking to the grand opening took no less than twelve years.

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Montana Historical MarkersWildlife Thrive In Corridor Year Round - Paradise, MT

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This is the third of three historical markers on the Clark Fork River along Highway 135, 4 miles south of Paradise, Montana. It is entitled Clark Fork Corridor: The Land.

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Montana Historical MarkersCoursing Though Miles of Montana - Paradise, MT

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This is the second of three historical markers on the Clark Fork River along Highway 135, 4 miles south of Paradise, Montana. It is entitled Clark Fork Corridor: The River.

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Montana Historical MarkersRobinson Building - Whitefish, MT

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The Historical Walking Tour of Whitefish, Montana consists of historical markers at each stop. This marker discusses a building erected in 1921. In the downtown core that would make it a relative latecomer among the original slew of buildings.

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date approved: 11/18/2014

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Montana Historical MarkersPastime Pool Hall - Whitefish, MT

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The Historical Walking Tour of Whitefish, Montana consists of historical markers at each stop. This marker deals with what would be one of the oldest remaining buildings in Whitefish.

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Montana Historical MarkersOrpheum Theatre Building - Whitefish, MT

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The Historical Walking Tour of Whitefish, Montana consists of historical markers at each stop. This marker deals with the town's first theatre, the Orpheum, which is still with us, though no longer as a theatre.

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Montana Historical MarkersPalace Bar - Whitefish, MT

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The Historical Walking Tour of Whitefish, Montana consists of historical markers at each stop. This marker tells us of one of the towns longest operating and most favoured watering holes.

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Montana Historical MarkersThe Earth's Blood Flows Past You - Paradise, MT

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This is the first of three historical markers on the Clark Fork River along Highway 135, 6 miles south of Paradise, Montana. It is entitled Clark Fork Corridor: The River

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Montana Historical MarkersCoast to Coast Building - Whitefish, MT

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The Historical Walking Tour of Whitefish, Montana consists of historical markers at each stop. This marker tells us of yet another downtown building which has had innumerable owners and housed myriad businesses.

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date approved: 11/18/2014

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