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  • 2013 Festival Highlights

    Jul 9, 2014

    (Photos by Kris Baxter)...

  • Fairview History

    Jul 9, 2014

    From Courage Enough by Ralph Chase, Mildred Gardner, Flora Heinle, Chester Hillman, Marj Johnson and Aneta Vitt Lewis Newlon was the founder and promoter of Fairview. He was born December 15, 1878 at Lincoln, Nebraska, but to him, Montana was his home. He came to what was to be Fairview in 1903. He built a claim shack which was a bit larger than most claim shacks, It had five rooms and was built of sod. It was the first house built on the townsite of Fairview. Even in that early day, Lewis Newlon had in mind the building of a town. The lay of t...