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Miles City in Custer County, Montana — The American West (Mountains)
 

Anderson Bungalow

East Main Street Residential Historic District

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, September 11, 2020
1. Anderson Bungalow Marker
Inscription.  Real estate speculation abounded in the East Main district when carpenter Ernest Anderson built this lovely one- and-a-half-story bungalow in 1916. Its large front porch, supported by heavy, tapered columns, and its low- pitched roofs with overhanging eaves and triangular braces clearly mark this house as a Craftsman style bungalow, one of the most fashionable house styles during this period. Anderson probably never intended this house for his own home; rather, he saw it as an investment and an advertisement of his carpentering skills. From 1918 to 1928 the bungalow was used as rental property. Its tenants included Charles D. Jones, general manager of the Yellowstone Lumber Company. Some time before 1928, when it was sold to Harmon Bright, then vice president of First National Bank, and his wife Mary, the bungalow’s characteristic open front and side porches,
 
Erected by Montana Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureIndustry & CommerceNotable Buildings.
 
Location. 46° 
Anderson Bungalow and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 11, 2020
2. Anderson Bungalow and Marker
24.513′ N, 105° 50.003′ W. Marker is in Miles City, Montana, in Custer County. Marker is on Main Street (State Highway 59) near North Strevell Avenue, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2119 Main Street, Miles City MT 59301, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Coleman Residence (within shouting distance of this marker); Stacy Residence (within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. Gray Residence (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lukes/Love House (about 500 feet away); 2008 Main Street (about 500 feet away); Rinehart House (about 600 feet away); Ed and Doris Love House (about 600 feet away); Harry J. Horton Residence (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Miles City.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 6, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 6, 2021, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 43 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 6, 2021, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.
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