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Havre Residential Historic District

Havre Montana

Listing Type: Registered Historic Site
City: Havre Montana
Region: Central Montana

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Welcome to Havre and Hill County! Havre has a beautiful 36 block residential historic district listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1989. Many examples of late 19th and early 20th century architecture grace the district. There is something wonderful for every architectural taste!

Havre was once home to well-known figures, such as H. Earl Clack, a powerful entrepreneur owning businesses ranging from a hardware store to grain elevators, his own brand of oil, gas stations and real estate. Two homes made by him and his gracious wife, Margaret Turner Clack, are an important part of our historic district; one home enjoys an individual listing on the National Register. Frank and Jane Buttrey also made their home in Havre. Many people remember the Buttrey Department Store, later Buttrey Foods. the Buttrey home graces our historic district as well along with many others.

Maps of the historic district are available at Havre Beneath the Streets/Railroad Museum, Clack Museum at the Holiday Village Mall, the Havre/Hill County Library and the Vande Bogart Library on MSU-Northern's campus.

The Havre Hill County Historic Preservation Office has made available a walking tour map. There is the option of taking the tour self-guided or guided on Saturdays during the summer months at 7pm. Tours are conducted weather permitting and begin and end at the former Post Office and Federal Building, at 306 3rd Avenue in downtown Havre. The guided tours are free, but donations are accepted.

Another option would be High Line Heritage Resources offers guided walking tours of a portion of our beautiful 36-block Havre Residential Historic District. The tours begin and end in front of the historic Boone and Dalrymple home, one of the oldest in the historic district, located at 132 Third Street, across from the new Post Office, only two blocks from Highway 2. Afternoon tours are at 1:00 and 3:30pm Monday through Saturday and in the evening at 7:00pm Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday, except holidays. The tour costs $5.00 per person, children under 10 are free and must be accompanied by an adult.

Directions: Havre Residential Historic District Tours start at the post office/federal building and is two blocks south of US Highway 2 on the corner of Third Avenue and Third Street.

Havre Residential Historic District
202 3rd Street, Havre, MT 59501

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