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Our Town 100 Years Ago: April 1896 and 1922, Part II

April of 1896 was not much different in weather than today. There was snow and cold; but, a welcome for the moisture that the disparate spring weather was bringing. The following news is taken as written from the April 17 and 24, 1896 editions of the Whitehall Zephyr. The photo is an ad from the April 24, 1896 edition.

Probable Great Gold Discovery Near Whitehall: Immense Ledges, Varying from Four to Sixty Feet in Width, Miles in Length. What may materialize into some of the greatest gold producers of Montana have recently been discovered in Sheep Gulch, just north of Lime Spur and about 12 mi...


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