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Celebrating History: Honoring those who gave their lives


March 29, 2019

By Emily Mayer

Amidst the numerous stories of thrift, uneasiness with the Russians — or, more specifically, the Bolsheviks — and grasshopper problems, plans were being made to erect a monument to honor those who died in The Great War. The March 29, 1919 edition of The Havre Plaindealer carried this news:


K. O. Hofdahl and E. C. Sprague, the officers of the Behind the Boys League at Box Elder, are making a canvass of the entire county, placing with the business men the Behind the Boys League buttons which they will sell for $1.00 each, the...

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