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Montana Historical MarkersAlgeria Shrine Temple - Helena, MT

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Completed in 1921, the Algeria Shrine Temple eventually became the property of the City of Helena, thereafter being used as a civic centre.

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date approved: 9/7/2017

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Montana Historical MarkersF & W Grand Building - Butte, MT

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Under the largest collection of lions in the town, the 1930 F & W Grand Building stands along Park Street immediately west of the eight storey Metals Bank, still one of the tallest buildings in Butte.

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date approved: 9/2/2017

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Montana Historical MarkersDumas Hotel - Butte, MT

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Today euphemistically known as the Dumas Hotel, this was the longest operating bordello in the country, open for business for no less than 92 years.

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Montana Historical MarkersFederal Building - Butte, MT

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Dedicated in in December of 1904, the Federal Building initially housed federal courts and Butte's main post office.

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Montana Historical MarkersQuartz Street Fire Station - Butte, MT

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Built in 1900, this was Station #1, headquarters for the Butte Fire Department for three quarters of a century.

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date approved: 9/2/2017

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Montana Historical MarkersSt. Mary's Church - Butte, MT

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From 1933 until 1978 St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church was the major church of the Irish community in Butte.

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location: Montana

date approved: 8/27/2017

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Montana Historical MarkersButte Buick Company/Schumacher Building - Butte, MT

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If you were a successful businessman or entrepreneur in Butte in 1920, this is the building into which you strutted to haggle over the purchase of your brand new Buick.

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Montana Historical MarkersMetals Bank - Butte, MT

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When built the Metals Bank, financed by Augustus Heinze, one of the four "Copper Kings" of Butte, was the tallest building in Butte, remaining so for many years.

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Montana Historical Markers13 West Broadway - Butte, MT

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A "watering hole" favoured by locals for over 125 years, what is know known as "Club 13" continued that long and honoured tradition.

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Montana Historical MarkersW. A. Clark Mansion - Butte, MT

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Built at a cost of $260,000, the W.A. Clark Mansion required four full years to complete. The mansion would soon become the home of one of the richest men in the world.

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Montana Historical MarkersYMCA - Butte, MT

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Opened in 1919, this the largest YMCA in the state of Montana, served the city of Butte until about 2005 at which time the building was sold and the YMCA relocated to their new building on the south side of town.

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Montana Historical MarkersMasonic Temple - Butte, MT

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Chartered October 3, 1876 as Butte Lodge #22, the Masons of Butte had this temple built at the turn of the century. It was a replacement for an earlier, and less extravagant, lodge building which the, by that time 500 member, lodge had outgrown.

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Montana Historical MarkersMasonic Temple Annex-Fox Theatre - Butte, MT

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Intended as a Masonic Temple Replacement, this Beaux Arts Building instead became, first a movie theatre, then a performing arts theatre.

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Montana Historical MarkersThornton Block - Butte, MT

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One of the premier hotels of the time, the Thornton Block, built in 1901, stands beside an earlier "Thornton Hotel", built in 1890-91.

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Montana Historical MarkersThornton Hotel - Butte, MT

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One of the many late nineteenth century buildings constructed in Butte, the Richardsonian Romanesque Thornton Hotel, like a great many of its contemporaries, still stands, though not as a hotel.

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Montana Historical MarkersFinlen Hotel - Butte, MT

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Once the 1889 McDermott Hotel stood on this spot, but James T. Finlen eventually felt it just wasn't good enough. Acting on his feelings, in 1923 he demolished the McDermott Hotel and replaced it with the Finlen Hotel.

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Montana Historical MarkersSilver Bow County Courthouse - Butte, MT

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This beautiful Beaux Arts courthouse was dedicated in 1912, construction having begun in 1910.

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Montana Historical MarkersCity Hall - Butte, MT

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The second and last building to serve the city of Butte as city hall, this somewhat extravagant Richardsonian Romanesque structure pointed out to one and all that Butte was now a city of means and a centre of power.

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Montana Historical MarkersFrom the Ashes - Butte, MT

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From 1933 until 1978 St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church was the major church of the Irish community in Butte. This marker is mounted at the corner of East Gagnon and North Main Streets, off to the side of the church.

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Montana Historical MarkersSt. Paul's Methodist Episcopal Church - Butte, MT

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A church with quite a history, this is also a church without a spire.

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date approved: 8/21/2017

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Montana Historical MarkersCarpenters Union Hall - Butte, MT

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Housing many of the labour unions in a working man's town, this was one of the two most important labour temples in Butte, the other being the Miners' Union Hall.

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Montana Historical MarkersFirst National Bank - Butte, MT

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Founded in 1877 and chartered in 1881, the First National Bank of Butte moved into this building in 1909, enlarging it in 1915.

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Montana Historical MarkersSt. James Episcopal Church and Rectory - Bozeman, MT

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Built of local sandstone, the cornerstone for St. James Episcopal Church was laid on May 8, 1890.

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Montana Historical MarkersBlackmore Apartments - Bozeman, MT

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Built in 1913 as an apartment complex, which it remains today, the Blackmore Apartments is a rather attractive building, representative of this type of building as built in the early twentieth century.

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Montana Historical MarkersMISCO Grain Elevator - Bozeman, MT

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Built at the height of the Great Depression, this is one the very few grain elevators to have been built at that time.

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date approved: 8/21/2017

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