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Our Town 100+ Years Ago - July, Part I (7/10/2024)

8+ Years Ago - July, Part I: The front pages of the newspapers in July 1898 were filled with war stories. Young men from Montana who had signed up for military duty were writing letters home from camp. A train wreck in Mississippi killed four members of Col. Torrey's regiment of rough riders. Men were making good money mining in Southwest Montana, and some were losing their lives in mine accidents. A passenger ship near Sable Island in the North Atlantic was struck by an iron sailing ship and went down with 500 of the 725 people on board. Murders in Livingston and the Big Hole were front-pag...


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