MANHATTAN - MONTANA

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Population 1400

1865 Hamilton was the first town in the area.
A rural community center.
1868 A Post Office was established.
1874 Hamilton was described as a typical western town, one store, a blacksmith shop, and a school house.
1883 Northern Pacific RailRoad 1 mile north if Hamilton.
1890 Renamed Manhattan. Population 150.
1892 Manhattan Malting Co.
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Capacity of 475,000 bushels. Largest facility from St. Paul to Seattle.
1904 Blacksmith shops booming.
1911 Town of Manhattan was incorporated.
1925 June 27, Manhattan was hit with a series of earthquakes causing damage to over half of the Town's structures.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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