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Havre and the fire of 1904, continued.


December 21, 2018

Courtesy of MSU-Northern Library

Photo of Havre after the fire, Jan 14,1904

By Keith J. Doll

Havre/Hill County Historic Preservation Commission

Continued from article of the same name printed Dec. 14

The headline in the Havre paper, Plaindealer read "DEVASTATED BY FIRE FIEND." The headlines in the Great Falls Tribune read "HAVRE IS ALMOST WIPED OUT." Chinook Opinion read "HAVRE IS IN RUINS." The Butte Miner read; BUSINESS SECTION OF HAVRE WIPED OUT BY FIRE." Deputy Sheriff Exor "X" Pepin, Simon Pepin's nephew, came to Havre with an offer from the business men of Fort Benton to help in any way they could. The Plaindealer was also notified by The River Press of Fo...

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