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

Henry Buck/Stevensville Trading Co

229 Main Street

 

— 1906 —

 
Henry Buck/Stevensville Trading Co Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 11, 2018
1. Henry Buck/Stevensville Trading Co Marker
Inscription.  
The Henry Buck/Stevensville Trading Co. was constructed in response to the rapid influx of people putting down roots in the Bitterroot Valley during the homestead and apple boom eras.

Large general merchandise stores were in great demand at this time.

This building thrived into the mid-1920s. It evolved into the Framer's Cooperative Store and later into a series of department stores.
 
Erected by Stevensville Main Street Association.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
 
Location. 46° 30.612′ N, 114° 5.616′ 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: 229 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. Thorton Building (a few steps from this marker); IOOF Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); First State Bank Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Porter & Buck Building
Henry Buck/Stevensville Trading Co Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 11, 2018
2. Henry Buck/Stevensville Trading Co Marker
The marker is on the front wall, to the right of the Stop sign.
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(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Gleason Building (about 400 feet away); Hunter Building (about 500 feet away); Denayer House (about 500 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 18, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 98 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 18, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.

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