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Distinct red wood signs and Interpretive signs containing historical information found along the highways throughout Montana.
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Montana Historical MarkersKootenai River - Troy, MT

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In Troy, MT, at the entrance to Roosevelt Park and beside the Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Bridge is this Montana Historical Marker, primarily describing the inhabitants of the Kootenai River area.

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location: Montana

date approved: 6/3/2014

last visited: never

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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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location: Montana

date approved: 11/27/2014

last visited: never

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Montana Historical MarkersKootenai River - Libby, MT

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Located at a pull-out near the trailhead to Kootenai Falls.

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location: Montana

date approved: 5/24/2010

last visited: 9/3/2013

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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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location: Montana

date approved: 11/27/2014

last visited: never

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Montana Historical MarkersOsprey Landing Human History Marker - Libby, MT

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Osprey Landing is a large day use area 8 miles east of Libby, MT on Highway 37. In the day use area near the boat launch ramp are a pair of signs outlining area history, this one telling us of the history of human habitation in the area

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 12/6/2014

last visited: never

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Montana Historical MarkersOsprey Landing Land, Fish and Wildlife Marker - Libby, MT

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Osprey Landing is a large day use area 8 miles east of Libby, MT on Highway 37. In the day use area near the boat launch ramp are a pair of signs outlining area history, this one telling us of the river and the species of the area.

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location: Montana

date approved: 12/6/2014

last visited: never

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Montana Historical MarkersFarmers and Merchants State Bank - Eureka, MT

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Eureka's first bank, the Farmers and Merchants State Bank, was the work of Kalispell investors who managed to capitalize it at $25,000 on opening in 1908. Opening day saw deposits of a further $7,000.

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location: Montana

date approved: 11/27/2014

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Montana Historical MarkersTobacco Plains - Eureka, MT

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Less than a mile south of Eureka, MT along the south side of Highway 93 is this Montana Historical Marker describing the geology and habitation history of the surrounding area, known as Tobacco Plains.

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location: Montana

date approved: 6/3/2014

last visited: never

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Montana Historical MarkersPeople & History of Grave Creek - Eureka, MT

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About 10 miles south of Eureka, MT on Highway 93 is a roadside marker and a creek named Grave Creek, which empties into the Tobacco River. This marker apprises passers by of some local history as well as of the land and local wildlife.

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location: Montana

date approved: 12/27/2014

last visited: never

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Montana Historical MarkersSt. Luke's Hospital - Thompson Falls, MT

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The Thompson Falls Hydroelectric Dam project was initiated in 1910, coinciding with the construction of this, the first real medical facility to be built in the region. It was the brainchild of Dr. Everett Peek, also a principal in the dam project.

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location: Montana

date approved: 11/28/2014

last visited: never

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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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location: Montana

date approved: 11/27/2014

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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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location: Montana

date approved: 11/27/2014

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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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location: Montana

date approved: 11/27/2014

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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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location: Montana

date approved: 11/27/2014

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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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location: Montana

date approved: 11/27/2014

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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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location: Montana

date approved: 11/27/2014

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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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location: Montana

date approved: 11/27/2014

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Montana Historical MarkersBridging the River - Thompson Falls, MT

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1911 was this bridge's birth year and 2010, 99 years later, was the year of its rebirth. According to Morrison-Maierle, Inc., engineers for the rehabilitation, this is the last Parker-Pratt Deck Truss bridge remaining in Montana.

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location: Montana

date approved: 12/8/2014

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Montana Historical MarkersPower to Make Power - Thompson Falls, MT

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Before the Thompson Falls Hydroelectric Project could be built, electricity was needed for the construction. The power came from a small power plant built across the Clark Fork River from the project in 1912-13.

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location: Montana

date approved: 12/8/2014

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At the Thompson Falls Dam are a trio of historical markers outlining various aspects of the dam's construction, which began in 1911. The first deals with the actual construction of the dam.

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location: Montana

date approved: 12/7/2014

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At the Thompson Falls Dam are a trio of plaques outlining various aspects of the construction, which began in 1911. The second deals with the production of power at the dam project.

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date approved: 12/8/2014

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Montana Historical MarkersLumber, Concrete and Hundreds of Men - Thompson Falls, MT

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At the Thompson Falls Dam are a trio of plaques outlining various aspects of the construction, which began in 1911. The third deals with the construction of the project and the housing required for workers and their families.

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location: Montana

date approved: 12/8/2014

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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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location: Montana

date approved: 11/27/2014

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Montana Historical MarkersSaleesh House - Thompson Falls, MT

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This Montana Historical Marker is just up the road from the one below, about one mile east of Thompson falls along Highway 200, at a pullout on the north side of the road.

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location: Montana

date approved: 6/7/2014

last visited: never

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Montana Historical MarkersValley Geology - Thompson Falls, MT

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About 8.5 miles southeast of Thompson Falls one will find this and other historical markers at a pull out on the north side of the highway. This marker relates how this area came to appear as it does.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 11/18/2014

last visited: never

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