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Early History of the Meeteetse Blacksmith Shop 

Early History of the Meeteetse Blacksmith Shop  By Amy Phillips, Director of Education and Programs William McNally earns the distinction of owning the Meeteetse townsite before it was a town. McNally was born in New Jersey in 1853 to Irish immigrants. At age 22, in May of 1875 McNally enlisted with the U.S. Army 5th […]

Meeteetse’s Civil War Veterans

Meeteetse’s Civil War Veterans By Amy Phillips The 1860 election set the stage for a conflict that would last four years and cost more than 600,000 lives. Abraham Lincoln ran for presidential office against John Breckenridge, John Bell, and Stephen A Douglas. In the months leading up to the election, Emanuel Faust heard the Lincoln- […]

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