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 By Keith J. Doll    Local    March 28, 2014

Havre History: Saint Mark's Episcopal Church, part 2

During the first part of February 1921, Rev. Leonard J. Christler was sent a telegram from St. John’s Episcopal Church in Auburn, New York, his former field. It was a call for him to come back to his field and be the rector of St. John’s... Full story

 
 By Keith J. Doll    Local    March 21, 2014

Havre History: Saint Mark's Episcopal Church

(First in a two-part series) Organized in 1898, the missionaries who held services for the Episcopalians occasionally in Havre until 1907 were Bishop Brenner, the Rev. Harry Robbins, the Rev. John... Full story

 
 By Keith J. Doll    Local    January 31, 2014

Havre History: The Chautauqua comes to town

In 1874, Methodist minister, John Heyl Vincent and businessman Lewis Miller founded the Circuit Chautauqua, pronounced "shuh-TAW-kwa," in western New York state. It was held at Chautauqua Lake and... Full story

 
 By Keith J. Doll    Local    December 6, 2013

When the Milk River overflowed, part 2

The Havre Flood Control Project was divided in two sections - section one being the Bull Hook Unit and section two being the Milk River Unit. The Havre Daily News reported that the Bull Hook and Milk... Full story

 
 By Keith J. Doll    Local    November 15, 2013

In 1953, work begins on Bull Hook construction

(This is the second of a two-part series about Havre's Bullhook drainage.) J. Kenneth Thayn Construction Co. of Salt Lake City was the lowest bidder and awarded the contract to construct the Bull... Full story

 
 By Keith J. Doll    Local    November 8, 2013

Havre History: The Bull Hook unit of the Havre flood control project

(This is part 1 of a 2 part series.) In 1913, James J. Hill, founder and owner of the Great Northern Railway, was in Havre for the J.J. Hill County Fair, then located east of town. J. J. Hill Day was... Full story

 
 By Keith J. Doll    Local    August 16, 2013

Historic Havre: Photographers, churches and Oddfellows

Keith J. Doll Havre/Hill County Historic Preservation Commission This is part 1 of 2 parts. Oct. 14, 1892, Judge Dudley DuBose for the state of Montana, sold lots 19 and 20 in Block 20 in the Original Townsite of Havre for $28. These lots are where... Full story