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Did you know...
the original Stock Farm covered over 22,000 acres?
Mrs. Daly donated land for the Daly Hospital and the
Bitterroot Public Library?
that prior to Mr. Daly's death, he supplied coal at no charge to more than two dozen families in the valley?
Tammany Castle was built to house Mr. Daly's favorite horse Tammany?
one of Mr. and Mrs. Daly's daughters married a count from Hungary?
the growth chart on the second floor of the mansion was used to help prove that Montana was Mrs. Daly's legal residence after she died in 1941?
the mansion was abandoned for 45 years after Mrs. Daly died?
that the land that formerly housed the building where the Dalys stayed in New York City is now occupied by Trump Tower?
the Daly's great-granddaughter Candace was killed in an auto accident at the much too young age of 25?
that Marcus I, Marcus II, and Marcus III all died in November of a year ending in zero?
that where the Bower building is now in downtown Hamilton was once the site of Daly's Mercantile store (it burned down in 1936)?
that Mr. Daly owned over 1200 horses?
that in the early years, the Ravalli County Fair was held on Daly property?
one of Mrs. Daly's sisters was married to the brother of Marcus Daly's arch-enemy and fellow Copper King William Clark?
that Mrs. Daly owned the very first Lincoln in Ravalli