Celebrating history: The third Hill County Fair


For the 29th installment of this series celebrating the 150th anniversary of Montana Territory, we take a look at the news in the July 25, 1914 issue of The Havre Plaindealer.

The event getting the most news was the upcoming Hill County Fair. The fair was celebrating its third year back in 1914, and the organizers were working hard to produce a top-notch event. Former Gov. Norris announced he would attend and address the crowd. The Rev. L. J. Christler, of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church (also known as the Naughty Reverend), was donating two silver cups. The “Peerless Cup” was to be g...

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