The Whitehall Ledger - Serving Southern Jefferson County in the Great State of Montana

By ARLENE WEBER
Jefferson Valley Museum 

Our Town 100 Years Ago: November, Part 1

 

November 17, 2021

November Part 1

The winters of 1895 and 1921-22 were nasty. Travel had improved by the 20s but a trip to Butte could still be a major undertaking. The news from 1895 is as it was written in the Whitehall Zephyr. News stories from November 1921 are based on notes made by Roy Millegan, Sr. from editions of the Jefferson Valley News.

November 1895: Halloween Brownies got in their deadly work last night, and everyone who had a wagon the night before had to hunt it up by piecemeal this morning. The post office bore a shoemaker's sign, Dick Hammond's new red wagon was in the band-stand, and Joe...



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