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Polson, Montana, USA

Polson is a city in Lake County, Montana, United States, on the southern shore of Flathead Lake. It is also on the Flathead Indian Reservation.It is the county seat of Lake County. The city was named after pioneer rancher David Polson.

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  • 1812 - David Thompson arrives in present-day Polson

    http://crownofthecontinent.natgeotourism.com/content/polson-montana/cot9eb8a42a9a224590e

  • Polson - With spectacular views, Flathead Lake drew the eye of many settlers, including “Honest John” Dooley who built a boat landing and store on the north end of the lake in 1880.

    http://crownofthecontinent.natgeotourism.com/content/polson-montana/cot9eb8a42a9a224590e

  • Polson - Charles Allard Sr. must have spotted a good business opportunity, for in 1883 he began a stage service from Ravalli fondly known as “the galloping goose.”

    http://crownofthecontinent.natgeotourism.com/content/polson-montana/cot9eb8a42a9a224590e

  • October 5, 1910 - Through Father Taelmann's efforts, the first church was built in Polson. Father Griva was its first priest.

    http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mtlake/history.html

  • Polson was incorporated on April 5, 1910
    The city was named after pioneer rancher David Polson.
    www.wikipedia.org

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  • In 1918, the Northern Pacific Railroad constructed a branch line from Dixon to Polson

    http://www.flatheadwatershed.org/cultural_history/lake.shtml

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    Kerr Dam, Flathead Lake, Polson, Montana
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  • 1812 - David Thompson arrives in present-day Polson

    http://crownofthecontinent.natgeotourism.com/content/polson-montana/cot9eb8a42a9a224590e
  • Polson - With spectacular views, Flathead Lake drew the eye of many settlers, including “Honest John” Dooley who built a boat landing and store on the north end of the lake in 1880.

    http://crownofthecontinent.natgeotourism.com/content/polson-montana/cot9eb8a42a9a224590e
  • Polson - Charles Allard Sr. must have spotted a good business opportunity, for in 1883 he began a stage service from Ravalli fondly known as “the galloping goose.”

    http://crownofthecontinent.natgeotourism.com/content/polson-montana/cot9eb8a42a9a224590e
  • Polson was incorporated on April 5, 1910
    The city was named after pioneer rancher David Polson.
    www.wikipedia.org
  • October 5, 1910 - Through Father Taelmann's efforts, the first church was built in Polson. Father Griva was its first priest.

    http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mtlake/history.html
  • In 1918, the Northern Pacific Railroad constructed a branch line from Dixon to Polson

    http://www.flatheadwatershed.org/cultural_history/lake.shtml

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