When the railroad bypassed Demersville in 1891, many businessmen loaded their buildings onto log rollers, hauling them three miles to the newly platted community of Kalispell. This lot became home to a two-story Demersville building, occupied first…

Isaac Yenne, a carpenter who lived next door, likely built this cross-gable house for his brother George, a Civil War veteran of the 14th Indiana Regiment. The residence originally featured a full-length front porch. Common to the era are the…

Carpenter Henry Durst built this one-and-one-half-story residence in 1907, almost certainly for resale. The transitional Colonial Revival home, one of the earliest and largest homes in the East North neighborhood, initially had only five rooms.…

This two-story residence, built between 1891 and 1897, began as a one-story twin of the Ferguson House next door. Its first owner was Thomas Lacher, a Great Northern locomotive engineer, who lived with his English wife and young daughter. Windmill…

Hard times during the Great Depression intensified in Kalispell because of an influx of new residents from the drought-stricken Midwest. A thirty percent increase in school-age children during the 1930s and residential development of the northwest…

Planned and constructed by Robert A. Rogers and his wife Hannah Elizabeth, this distinctive home is an unusual example of an owner-designed residence of mixed styles. Built between 1901 and 1903, the Queen Anne style dwelling features a two-story…