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Heritage mural hangs in Havre


February 22, 2018

Havre Daily News/Ryan Welch

Wade Bitz, left, and Shawn Holden, great-grandson and grandson, respectively, of Henry Bitz, stand in front of a new mural put up on the side of Holden's Hot Wheels showing Henry Bitz and five of his sons including Wade Bitz' father, Daniel.

A local preservation group officially announced Wednesday afternoon the first of a series of murals celebrating local heritage has been hung on a First Street business building.

Members of the Havre/Hill County Historic Preservation Commission gathered at Holden's Hot Wheels to celebrate a mural that depicts a family of  German immigrants, a father and his five sons.

"The reason I love this mural project is that the photograph has a story," said Becki Miller, historic preservation officer for the preservation commission. "Many of the photographs we looked at, we didn't know the people in...

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