The St. Charles Hotel was located on the Northeast corner of Washington (aka, Bismarck) Avenue and Cascade Street. This images also includes Charles J. Wright's office at 310 Cascade Street South and several men, women and children.
Portrait of Enos Barbeau [1840-1908]. Born in Quebec, Canada he worked in the fur trade. He came to Ottertail City in 1867 and moved to Fergus Falls in 1875. In Fergus Falls he engaged in the manufacture of lime, a business he ran for 25 years.
Portrait of Judge Oliver Olson [1851-1924]. Mr. Olson came to Otter Tail County in 1870. He was appointed clerk of the probate court. In 1894 he was elected judge of probate court. Mr. Olson also ran a successful insurance business.
Images includes members of the Barke family both in the yard and on the porch. The house is surrounded by a picket fence. Outbuildings and portions of neighboring dwellings also included. J. O. Barke was a lawyer.