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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.
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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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Historic Marker along US 2

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CA Boilermaker

location: Montana

date approved: 8/11/2008

last visited: 7/13/2006

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Montana Historical MarkersSurrounded by Wilderness

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Hwy 2 runs through several different Wilderness Areas on its long journey.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ChapterhouseInc

location: Montana

date approved: 9/23/2013

last visited: 7/13/2006

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Montana Historical MarkersRemembering the Shay - Columbia Falls, MT

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This old Shay has been restored by a group of volunteers and put on display in Columbia Falls, near the site of the old railway depot.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 12/8/2014

last visited: never

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Montana Historical MarkersMasonic Lodge Murals - Columbia Falls, MT

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This plaque, mounted by the entrance to the Masonic Lodge, relates some of the history depicted by the murals painted on the side of the building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 12/8/2014

last visited: never

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Montana Historical MarkersSt. Richard's Church - Columbia Falls, MT

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This 1891 brick church was originally built as a Catholic church and also served as Columbia Falls' first public school. Built of locally made brick, this was one of the first churches in northwest Montana.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 11/27/2014

last visited: never

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Montana Historical MarkersHungry Horse Dam - Hungry Horse, MT

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The US Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation, has placed a large sign at the visitor centre of the Hungry Horse Dam which tells visitors of its construction and the reservoir behind it.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 12/6/2014

last visited: never

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Montana Historical MarkersWhitefish Middle School - Whitefish, MT

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On the eastern edge of downtown Whitefish, there has been a school on this site for 102 years as of 2014. A historical marker at the western entrance, on Spokane Avenue, relates a very comprehensive history of this school.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 11/14/2014

last visited: never

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Montana Historical MarkersThe Bruck - Whitefish, MT

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When visiting the museum in the historic Whitefish Great Northern Depot, don't miss The Bruck, just east of the building. If you DO miss it, you'll never see another one, as they broke the mould after pouring this one.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 11/14/2014

last visited: never

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Montana Historical MarkersFrank Lloyd Wright Building - Whitefish, MT

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This building was the last Frank Lloyd Wright designed building built in the state of Montana. It was designed as a building for the medical practice of Drs. T L. Lockridge, John T Whalen and Bruce C. McIntyre.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 11/27/2014

last visited: never

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Montana Historical MarkersGreat Northern Railway Passenger and Freight Depot and Division Office - Whitefish, MT

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Somewhat of a rarity, the Whitefish Great Northern Depot was designed by railroad architect Thomas McMahon in the Tudor style, which was already falling out of favour in 1928, the year of its completion. Nonetheless, it's a great looking station.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 11/27/2014

last visited: never

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Montana Historical MarkersWhitefish Depot - Whitefish, MT

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Somewhat of a rarity, the Whitefish Great Northern Depot was designed by railroad architect Thomas McMahon in the Tudor style, which was already falling out of favour in 1928, the year of its completion. Nonetheless, it's a great looking station.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 11/14/2014

last visited: never

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Montana Historical MarkersFirst Presbyterian Church of Whitefish - Whitefish, MT

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This is far from the first First Presbyterian Church in Whitefish, but this one, completed in 1921, has been the longest lasting. It was the design of congregation members, with only small changes made by architects Rigg and Vantyne of Spokane.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 11/27/2014

last visited: never

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Montana Historical MarkersTorbert's - Whitefish, MT

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The Historical Walking Tour of Whitefish, Montana consists of historical markers at each stop. This marker relates the history of a building that has gone from livery stable to mini-mall, with several stops in between.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 11/18/2014

last visited: never

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Montana Historical MarkersOrpheum Theatre Building - Whitefish, MT

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The Historical Walking Tour of Whitefish, Montana consists of historical markers at each stop. This marker deals with the town's first theatre, the Orpheum, which is still with us, though no longer as a theatre.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 11/18/2014

last visited: never

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Montana Historical Markers1st National Bank - Whitefish, MT

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The Historical Walking Tour of Whitefish, Montana consists of historical markers at each stop. This marker tells us of the former 1st National Bank building, built in 1910 and destroyed by fire in 1992.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 11/14/2014

last visited: never

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Montana Historical MarkersHori Cafe - Whitefish, MT

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The Historical Walking Tour of Whitefish, Montana consists of historical markers at each stop. This marker tells us of the Hori Cafe, a building which has hosted countless businesses since its construction sometime prior to 1910.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 11/14/2014

last visited: never

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Montana Historical MarkersPastime Pool Hall - Whitefish, MT

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The Historical Walking Tour of Whitefish, Montana consists of historical markers at each stop. This marker deals with what would be one of the oldest remaining buildings in Whitefish.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 11/18/2014

last visited: never

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Montana Historical MarkersRobinson Building - Whitefish, MT

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The Historical Walking Tour of Whitefish, Montana consists of historical markers at each stop. This marker discusses a building erected in 1921. In the downtown core that would make it a relative latecomer among the original slew of buildings.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 11/18/2014

last visited: never

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Montana Historical MarkersCoast to Coast Building - Whitefish, MT

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The Historical Walking Tour of Whitefish, Montana consists of historical markers at each stop. This marker tells us of yet another downtown building which has had innumerable owners and housed myriad businesses.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 11/18/2014

last visited: never

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Montana Historical MarkersHaines Drug - Whitefish, MT

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The Historical Walking Tour of Whitefish, Montana consists of historical markers at each stop. This marker tells us of the drug store that has managed to outlast all the flash-in-the-pan competition that has come and gone.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 11/14/2014

last visited: never

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Montana Historical MarkersPalace Bar - Whitefish, MT

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The Historical Walking Tour of Whitefish, Montana consists of historical markers at each stop. This marker tells us of one of the towns longest operating and most favoured watering holes.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 11/18/2014

last visited: never

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Montana Historical MarkersThe Kootenai Indians - Whitefish, MT

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This marker is along the Whitefish Bike & Pedestrian Trail at Baker Park, just east of Baker Avenue. It relates the story of the people who came to the land at the end of the ice age, The Kootenais.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 11/14/2014

last visited: never

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Montana Historical MarkersDuncan Samson Block - Whitefish, MT

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This 1910 brick building still stands proudly on the southeast corner of East Second Street and Lupfer Avenue.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 11/14/2014

last visited: never

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Montana Historical MarkersWhitefish Lake - Whitefish, MT

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This is the first of two historical markers on Whitefish City Beach on the southern end of Whitefish Lake. It relates the origins of the lake some 12,000 years ago when glaciers reformed the land to impound the lake.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 11/14/2014

last visited: never

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Montana Historical MarkersThe Kootenai Indians - Whitefish, MT

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This is the second of two historical markers on Whitefish City Beach on the southern end of Whitefish Lake. It relates the story of the people who came to the land at the end of the ice age, The Kootenais.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 11/14/2014

last visited: never

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