“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Red Lodge in Carbon County, Montana — The American West (Mountains)

Hasterlik House

Red Lodge Hi Bug Historic District

Hasterlik House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, July 22, 2021
1. Hasterlik House Marker
Inscription.  Prominent lumber merchant C. C. Bowlen purchased this lot in 1901. Two years later, when attorney George Pierson decided to build a larger home, Bowlen purchased Pierson’s front-gable residence and moved it a block south to this location. Constructed before 1894, the one-and-one-half-story wood-frame home has a prominent wraparound porch. The porch’s turned posts and sawn-work brackets mark the home as Folk Victorian, a style defined by Victorian decorative detailing on simple house forms. In 1907, I. Joseph Hasterlik and his wife Henrietta purchased the residence, adding the back wing sometime before 1912. Born in Germany, Hasterlik immigrated to Chicago at age seventeen in 1867. He and Henrietta moved to Red Lodge in 1902, following Simon, Joseph’s son from his first marriage. Thought to be Red Lodge’s first Jewish family, the Hasterliks quickly integrated into the Red Lodge community. The newspaper frequently mentioned members of the family, who enthusiastically participated in fundraisers held by both the Episcopal and Congregational churches. The couple lived here until their deaths, Henrietta, at age 75 in 1939, and Joseph in 1941, at
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the age of 91.
Erected by Montana Historical Society.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Montana National Register Sign Program series list.
Location. 45° 11.503′ N, 109° 14.971′ W. Marker is in Red Lodge, Montana, in Carbon County. Marker is on 6th Street West near Word Avenue North, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 118 6th Street West, Red Lodge MT 59068, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pippinger House (a few steps from this marker); Talmage/Crockett House (within shouting distance of this marker); McDonald House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); McCleary House (about 300 feet away); Pierson House (about 300 feet away); Sichler-Davis House (about 300 feet away); Robbins House (about 400 feet away); Roysdon House (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Red Lodge.
Hasterlik House and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, July 22, 2021
2. Hasterlik House and Marker
Credits. This page was last revised on January 17, 2022. It was originally submitted on January 17, 2022, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 131 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 17, 2022, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.

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