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Stevensville in Ravalli County, Montana — The American West (Mountains)
 

Thorton Building

221 Main Street

 

— 1908 —

 
Thorton Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 11, 2018
1. Thorton Building Marker
Inscription.  
The Thorton Building is associated with Dr. W.T, Thorton, a well-known physician in western Montana who started the Thorton Hospital on Main and 3rd Street.

This fireproof structure was originally built as a doctor's office.

Since then it has had several uses from a bakery and restaurant to a meat market and then a tailor shop.
 
Erected by Stevensville Main Street Association.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceScience & Medicine. A significant historical year for this entry is 1908.
 
Location. 46° 30.622′ N, 114° 5.614′ W. Marker is in Stevensville, Montana, in Ravalli County. Marker is on Main Street (State Highway 269) near 3rd Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 221 Main Street, Stevensville MT 59870, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. IOOF Hall (here, next to this marker); Henry Buck/Stevensville Trading Co (a few steps from this marker); First State Bank Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Gleason Building
Thorton Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 11, 2018
2. Thorton Building Marker
The marker is at the left corer of the building.
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(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Porter & Buck Building (about 400 feet away); Hunter Building (about 400 feet away); Denayer House (about 600 feet away); First Baptist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stevensville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 19, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 17, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 75 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 17, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.

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