St. Joseph’s Hospital Nurses’ Training School originally opened in 1919, but this building, completed in 1936, put the hospital on a level playing field with eight other Montana Catholic hospital training schools. Until the mid-twentieth century,…

The local firm of Wasmandorff and Eastman designed this expressive Craftsman style home with Tudor Revival details for Roy and Ellen Ayers in 1913. The steep, overhanging gable roof, small multi-pane leaded glass windows, and false half-timber…

The Empire Land Company constructed many of Judith Place’s most fashionable residences, including this one-and-one-half-story Craftsman style home circa 1914. Reflecting the Progressive Era’s emphasis on efficiency, the company adopted the…

Stone buildings constructed by skilled Croatian stonemasons are intrinsic to Lewistown’s unique personality. Peter Tuss, who built this home with Anthony Weingart in 1902, was one such prominent craftsman. Constructed for Citizens’ Electric Company…

In 1903, Lewistown welcomed a group of nuns from France, members of the Order of the Daughters of Jesus. This location would turn out to be their only house in the United States. In a short time, Sister Philomene saw that the twenty-four-year-old…

This ashlar mill is a fine illustration of Croatian building traditions imported by immigrants who settled in Lewistown. These Old World artisans accomplished all phases of the masonry work themselves: extracting the stone from Big Spring Quarry,…

“The finest and most costly residence” built in Lewistown in 1916, this one-and-one-half-story stone home belonged to John and Maud Huntoon. The Huntoons arrived in Lewistown in 1903, where John practiced law before becoming judge of the tenth…