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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Billings, Montana
Location of Billings, Montana
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|The Parmly Billings Memorial Library was a gift from the Frederick and Julia Parmly Billings Estate in more of their eldest child, Parmly. Parmly spent four years in Billings and died unexpectedly on a return trip back to this home in Vermont in . . . — — Map (db m165955) HM|
|The Moss Mansion Historic House Museum faces Division Street on the west edge of downtown Billings. Preston Boyd Moss, who moved to Billings in 1892, was a prominent civic leader who owned and operated the First National Bank, Billings Light and . . . — — Map (db m168304) HM|
|In 1837-38 a smallpox epidemic spread from the American Fur Trading Company steamboat St. Peter which had docked at Fort Union. The terrible disease for which the Indians had no immunity eventually affected all Montana tribes. A story is told among . . . — — Map (db m28814) HM|
|The Purity Bread Company, based in Minneapolis, was among the first corporate wholesale bakeries to introduce packaged, sliced white bread to Billings. One Purity Bread advertisement boasted, "The well-bred run for gladness' sake to get this loaf of . . . — — Map (db m166228) HM|
|This two-story brick building, across the street from the depot, was built by Frank Jacoby and Son in 1928 to house the Sawyer Food Company's regional headquarters and a distribution center to supply the company's 26 retail stores in eastern Montana . . . — — Map (db m166178) HM|
|One of Billings' most devastating fires destroyed the original Babcock/Selvidge Building in June of 1919. After being completely rebuilt, the building housed various motor supply and automobile dealers including Hines Motor Supply Company and the . . . — — Map (db m166387) HM|
|The Stockman Bar originally opened at 2805-2807 Montana Avenue in 1933. After the building was gutted by fire in 1943, the popular gathering place for cattlemen and locals was rebuilt on the adjacent lot at 2809-2811 Montana Avenue. — — Map (db m166315) HM|
|This prominent building, situated across from the railroad depot, was also known as "Enterprise Garage and Sales" and was a repair shop for many years. It was recently renovated to house several retail businesses. — — Map (db m166179) HM|
|The origin of the Yellowstone River name came from early French fur traders who called it La Roche Jaune, the 'River of the Yellow Rock,' after the orange and yellow colored rimrocks rising from the river valley.
The Yellowstone River is led by . . . — — Map (db m168156) HM|
| Near this spot (Theodore Roosevelt) delivers his last address on a college campus,
"This is the kind of school that builds character and trains for the highest type of leadership. It is out from there vast open spaces of . . . — — Map (db m166849) HM|
|With schools “crowded to suffocation,” the Billings School District decided to construct a new four-room school on the city’s West Side in 1909 for an estimated $28,000. For the building’s design, Billings architect Curtis Oehme chose a . . . — — Map (db m166721) HM|
| River of the "Yellow Stone"
The snowfall in the mountains surrounding Yellowstone National Park feeds the Yellowstone River and its tributaries. Along the Yellowstone River's 678 miles are changes in water temperature, turbidity . . . — — Map (db m167882) HM|
|Born on July 27, 1late 1860s and 1870s. Kelly, a native of Geneva, New York, is best known as an army scout during the Army's closing campaign against the nomadic Indian tribes of the Northern Plains.
Always a restless spirit, Luther S. Kelly . . . — — Map (db m166850) HM|
|To the monotonous beat of muffled drums, Luther Sage “Yellowstone” Kelly’s funeral cortege wound its way through downtown Billings on June 26, 1929. A second procession along the rimrocks to the grave site followed strict military . . . — — Map (db m166851) HM|
|Once considered the “wrong side of the tracks,” Minnesota Avenue was known for its many bars, brothels, cigar stores, and Chinese restaurants. (Chinese districts often bordered red light districts, serving inexpensive food to the working . . . — — Map (db m165807) HM|
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