The Eddy’s Bread Restoration project in Helena is in full swing. A very nice description of the initial phase of the project by Sanjay Talwani can be viewed here in the Helena Independent Record.
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Who doesn’t love picnics in the park – minus mosquitos of course. Saturday I had the honor of eating with the O’Connell family, descendants of JE O’Connell of Eddy’s Bread, and Nancy Bennett, a contemporary Wall Dog from The Wall Dogs . The O’Connell family has been approved to repaint the Eddy Bread ghost sign located [...]
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Eddy’s bread was started by James and Frank O’Connell in 1908 in Missoula. By the time Eddy’s Bread closed over a half of a century later there were 20 bakeries throughout Montana and the Northwest. I sighted this brick ad in Helena where they opened a store in the basement of the Eddy Hotel. So far [...]