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By Andi Bourne

Historical Society steps back into the 1920s


October 29, 2020

Andi Bourne, Pathfinder

Cheri Thompson and Ruthie Mizner-Welch visit while sitting on a sofa Hide-A-Bed that came from the Thompson family ranch east of Alberton, Montana. Kroehler Manufacturing applied for the first patent for the Hide-A-Bed in 1915. It has been in the Thompson family for more than 100 years and now belongs to the Seeley Lake Historical Society.

SEELEY LAKE – "We could live in here," said Seeley Lake Historical Society Board Member Cheri Thompson about the nearly fully furnished Maloney Cabin. "I think it has come out very well."

The Historical Society hosted a "Cabin Warming" Sunday, Oct. 25 at the Seeley Lake Historical Museum grounds to showcase all of the 100-year-old items that fill the restored Maloney Cabin. All items were donated to the Historical Society for display. There is also a Maloney Cabin Guide providing information about who donated the numbered items and stories about many of them.

Attendees were given an ann...

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