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Montana Historical Markers
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Managed By: Icon Here Montana Historians
Description:
Distinct red wood signs and Interpretive signs containing historical information found along the highways throughout Montana.
Expanded Description:
All historical roadside markers found in Montana may be listed here.
These markers are both the traditional redwood signs and the newer interpretative signs posted for the Lewis & Clark Centennial in 2006.
Example:
The Whoop-up Trail
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Describe the area and what you see which ties into the history described in the sign.
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Please describe your visit- The good, the bad & the ugly. :)
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Montana Historical MarkersMcDonald & Charters Block - Lewistown, MT

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Flanked by a pair of brick buildings of similar vintage, the McDonald & Charters Block, once housing a billiards hall, now houses a church.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 3/20/2018

last visited: never

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Montana Historical MarkersPower Mercantile Co. - Lewistown, MT

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This sandstone block building was for many years the home of the largest mercantile, or department, store in Fergus County.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 3/7/2018

last visited: never

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Montana Historical MarkersB Street District - Livingston, MT

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One of the smallest historic districts in all of Montana, consisting of just four small houses, the character of the B Street District would be recognizable by most under another name.

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location: Montana

date approved: 3/7/2018

last visited: never

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Montana Historical MarkersMontana Building - Lewistown Central Business Historic District - Lewistown, MT

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Essentially the cornerstone building of the Lewistown Central Business Historic District, though it came later than the majority of the buildings in the district, the Montana Building is the largest, at six stories, and the most elegant.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 3/7/2018

last visited: never

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Montana Historical MarkersMackey Building (Montana Tavern) - Lewistown, MT

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Though ei encountered a few bumps in the road, including delays in delivery of materials, the Mackey Building finally became whole in November of 1911.

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location: Montana

date approved: 3/7/2018

last visited: never

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Montana Historical MarkersLewistown Mercantile Company - Lewistown, MT

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Built in 1916 as a wholesale foodstuffs warehouse, the Lewistown Mercantile Company warehouse eventually became a feed store.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 3/7/2018

last visited: never

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Montana Historical MarkersLaux Building - Lewistown, MT

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Built by a German immigrant stone mason, the Laux Building, strangely, is faced with brick.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 3/7/2018

last visited: never

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Montana Historical MarkersThe Hub - Lewistown, MT

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Fully completed in early 1909, this sandstone faced building provided Lewistown with its third post office location.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 3/7/2018

last visited: never

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Montana Historical MarkersBank of Fergus County - Lewistown, MT

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Though the Bank of Fergus County was Lewistown's first bank, being established in 1887, this was not their first bank building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 3/7/2018

last visited: never

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Montana Historical Markers521 West Main - Lewistown, MT

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As well as housing retail businesses, for many years this building housed the Lewistown post office as well as a billiard hall and a bowling alley.

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location: Montana

date approved: 3/7/2018

last visited: never

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Montana Historical MarkersKnerr-Tubb Block/Armory Hall - Lewistown, MT

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Constructed in 1909-1910, the Knerr-Tubb Block/Armory Hall became one of the more notable structures in the downtown area, and one of the most used social venues.

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location: Montana

date approved: 3/7/2018

last visited: never

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Montana Historical MarkersBurton K. Wheeler House - Butte, MT

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While this looks like a typical late Victorian working class residence, it actually hides a secret.

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location: Montana

date approved: 3/7/2018

last visited: never

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Montana Historical MarkersJoseph Richards, Undertaker - Butte, MT

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Now home to Aerie Number 11 of the Butte chapter of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, this was for years one of Butte's handful of vintage funeral homes.

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location: Montana

date approved: 3/7/2018

last visited: never

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Montana Historical MarkersJ.L. Morris Building - Butte, Montana

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Unusually in a commercial district, this building was, apparently, originally built as a residential structure.

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location: Montana

date approved: 3/7/2018

last visited: never

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Montana Historical MarkersOwsley Block - Butte, Montana

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Officially known as Owsley Block #2, this Owsley Block was the second of three Owsley Blocks built in the late nineteenth century by Butte mayor William Owsley.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 3/7/2018

last visited: never

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Montana Historical MarkersMantle/Henderson & Bielenberg Building - Butte Anaconda Historic District - Butte, Montana

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Having housed a great many different businesses and services in its time, the Mantle/Henderson & Bielenberg Building now has, on its ground floor, Sassy Consignment And Sales, a place to buy and sell the flotsam and jetsam of the world.

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location: Montana

date approved: 3/7/2018

last visited: never

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Montana Historical MarkersSchool District #1 Administration Building - Butte, Montana

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No, this is not a post office, nor is it a courthouse. It is a school district administration building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 3/7/2018

last visited: never

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Montana Historical MarkersSocialist Hall - Butte, MT

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Built near the end of the era of socialist popularity in Montana, Socialist Hall saw only a few years of use for its intended purpose.

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location: Montana

date approved: 2/10/2018

last visited: never

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Montana Historical MarkersMatt's Place Drive-In - Butte, MT

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Montana's oldest Drive-In, Matt's Place got its start in an old mining shack on the south side of Butte.

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location: Montana

date approved: 2/10/2018

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Montana Historical MarkersIvanhoe Block - Butte, MT

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Classically Victorian, the Ivanhoe Block is rather unusual in its design.

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location: Montana

date approved: 2/10/2018

last visited: never

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Montana Historical MarkersHirbour Block - Butte, MT

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Montana's first skyscraper, the Hirbour Block was only the second skyscraper to be built west of Minneapolis and St. Louis.

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location: Montana

date approved: 2/10/2018

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Montana Historical MarkersImperial Block - Butte, MT

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A fairly large brick building, in its early years the Imperial Block housed many of the miners upon whom the economy of the city depended.

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location: Montana

date approved: 2/10/2018

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Montana Historical MarkersMantle Block - Butte, MT

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The Mantle Block could be a good case for the value of entering local politics in order to further one's economic aspirations.

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location: Montana

date approved: 2/10/2018

last visited: never

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Montana Historical MarkersCurtis Music Hall - Butte, MT

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Though it's one of the more notable nineteenth century buildings in downtown Butte, the designer of the Curtis Music Hall is today unknown.

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location: Montana

date approved: 2/10/2018

last visited: never

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Montana Historical MarkersM & M Cigar - Butte, MT

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Once a saloon, then a prohibition era speakeasy, the M & M Cigar Store is once again a bar and cafe.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 2/10/2018

last visited: never

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