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First Architect

 
 
First Architect Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 20, 2019
1. First Architect Marker
Inscription.  A.J. Gibson, a prominent western Montana architect at the turn of the 20th century, conceived UM's stately brick building style. Gibson designed the first five campus buildings, three of which stand today - University Hall, Mathematics Building, and Jeannette Rankin Hall. University Hall has been a favorite model for artists and photographers and is a lasting part of Alumni hearts.
 
Erected by University of Montana Alumni Association.
 
Location. 46° 51.617′ N, 113° 59.052′ W. Marker is in Missoula, Montana, in Missoula County. Marker is on Campus Drive. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 32 Campus Drive, Missoula MT 59812, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. University Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); University of Montana World War (I) Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); University Library 1908-1923 (within shouting distance of this marker); Rankin Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); The Oval (about 300 feet
First Architect Marker and University Hall image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 20, 2019
2. First Architect Marker and University Hall
The marker is next to the tree trunk at the eastern edge of The Oval.
away, measured in a direct line); Natural Science Building (about 400 feet away); Nobel Laureate (about 500 feet away); Women's Hall (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Missoula.
 
More about this marker. This marker is located on the University of Montana campus. See https://www.campus-maps.com/umt/ for an interactive campus map.
 
Regarding First Architect. Albert John Gibson (April 1, 1862 — December 31, 1927) was an architect in Missoula, Montana who designed a number of buildings that are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. -- Wikipedia
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on January 13, 2020. This page originally submitted on January 3, 2020, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 44 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 3, 2020, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.
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