“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Billings, Montana

Clickable Map of Yellowstone County, Montana and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Yellowstone County, MT (146) Big Horn County, MT (49) Carbon County, MT (35) Golden Valley County, MT (0) Musselshell County, MT (0) Rosebud County, MT (62) Stillwater County, MT (2) Treasure County, MT (8)  YellowstoneCounty(146) Yellowstone County (146)  BigHornCounty(49) Big Horn County (49)  CarbonCounty(35) Carbon County (35)  GoldenValleyCounty(0) Golden Valley County (0)  MusselshellCounty(0) Musselshell County (0)  RosebudCounty(62) Rosebud County (62)  StillwaterCounty(2) Stillwater County (2)  TreasureCounty(8) Treasure County (8)
Location of Billings, Montana
    Yellowstone County (146)
    Big Horn County (49)
    Carbon County (35)
    Golden Valley County (0)
    Musselshell County (0)
    Rosebud County (62)
    Stillwater County (2)
    Treasure County (8)
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101Montana (Yellowstone County), Billings — 31 — The Parmly Billings Library - 1901Historic Montana Avenue
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
102Montana (Yellowstone County), Billings — The People's MansionHome of the P.B. Moss Family
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
103Montana (Yellowstone County), Billings — The Place Where the White Horse Went Down
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
104Montana (Yellowstone County), Billings — 1 — The Purity Bread CompanyHistoric Montana Avenue
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
105Montana (Yellowstone County), Billings — The Sawyer Stores - 1928Historic Montana Avenue
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
106Montana (Yellowstone County), Billings — 35 — The Selvidge/Babcock Building - circa 1925Historic Montana Avenue
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
107Montana (Yellowstone County), Billings — 36 — The Stockman Bar - circa 1945Historic Montana Avenue
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
108Montana (Yellowstone County), Billings — 3 — The Yellowstone Garage - 1920Historic Montana Avenue
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
109Montana (Yellowstone County), Billings — The Yellowstone RiverThe Lifeblood of the Plains
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
110Montana (Yellowstone County), Billings — Theodore Roosevelt's Last Speech
Near this spot (Theodore Roosevelt) delivers his last address on a college campus, October 5-1918 "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
111Montana (Yellowstone County), Billings — West Side School
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
112Montana (Yellowstone County), Billings — Where the River Meets the Rims
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
113Montana (Yellowstone County), Billings — Who was Luther Sage "Yellowstone" Kelly?
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
114Montana (Yellowstone County), Billings — Yellowstone Kelly's GraveBlack Otter Trail Historic District
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
115Montana (Yellowstone County), Billings — Yukon BarBillings Old Town Historic District
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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May. 9, 2021