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Celebrating history: Where to put the courthouse?


Last updated 3/6/2015 at 6:22pm

Emily Mayer

For the 10th installment of this series, Year of the Buildings, the debate goes on as to where the courthouse would be built. People were taking sides, and this included newspaper owners. The Hill County Democrat was clearly in favor of the location near where the current City Hall is located. The Plaindealer was not. In the March 6, 1915 issue of the Democrat, several local business owners and citizens signed a petition in favor of the old ballpark location:

Petition upholding


To the Honorable Board of Commissioners of Hill County, Montana.

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