“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Great Falls in Cascade County, Montana — The American West (Mountains)

Toole Residence

Northside Residential Historic District

Toole Residence Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 19, 2019
1. Toole Residence Marker
Inscription.  The front canted bay window hints at the modest one-story Queen Anne style residence that lies at the core of this elegant home. In 1891, the house was one of only two on the block. A small back addition had been added by 1900, when Mandeville Philips purchased the home. Philips owned the Stockholm Concert Hall, a vaudeville house, and was co-proprietor of the Silver Dollar Saloon, a favorite spot of artist Charlie Russell. Between 1900 and 1929, the residence underwent a series of significant renovations. Homeowners added a second story to the original footprint, a large one-story addition to the front northeast side, and a west-side bay. The transformed residence mirrored the latest architectural fashion, with its flared hipped roof, casement windows, and general massing reflecting the popular Prairie style. Lawyer and president of the Montana Wildlife Association John Thelan lived here with his wife, Vera, from 1911 to 1923. Democratic Party activist Eulalie Toole and her husband Warren lived here from 1925 to 1937. Son of Montana’s first governor, Warren was a lawyer and state legislator.
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Toole Residence and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 19, 2019
2. Toole Residence and Marker
The Montana National Register Sign Program.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Montana National Register Sign Program marker series.
Location. 47° 30.578′ N, 111° 17.88′ W. Marker is in Great Falls, Montana, in Cascade County. Marker is on 4th Avenue North, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 512 4th Avenue North, Great Falls MT 59401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Abe and Carrie Kaufman Residence (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); A.W. Kingsbury House (about 500 feet away); St. Ann's Cathedral (about 600 feet away); Quigley House (about 800 feet away); Cascade County Courthouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); 315 Fourth Avenue North (approx. 0.2 miles away); Methodist Parsonage (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Great Falls.
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Credits. This page was last revised on December 29, 2019. This page originally submitted on December 26, 2019, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 38 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 26, 2019, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.
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