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Billings in Yellowstone County, Montana — The American West (Mountains)
 

Standing Outside the Stockman's Café

Historic Montana Avenue

 
 
Standing Outside the Stockman's Café Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 15, 2020
1. Standing Outside the Stockman's Café Marker
Inscription.  The Stockman, known as the place "where men meet men," was more than a café. It also featured a bar, recreation parlor, barbershop and sporting goods store.
 
Erected by Downtown Billings Starts Here. (Marker Number 20.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
 
Location. 45° 46.894′ N, 108° 30.275′ W. Marker is in Billings, Montana, in Yellowstone County. Marker is on Montana Avenue (Business Interstate 90) near North 28th Street, aka North Broadway, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2737 Montana Avenue, Billings MT 59101, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Stockman Bar - circa 1945 (within shouting distance of this marker); The Billings Opera House - circa 1915 (within shouting distance of this marker); The Selvidge/Babcock Building - circa 1925 (within shouting distance of this marker); The 2700 Block, Montana Avenue - circa 1909 (within shouting distance of this marker); The Gazette Building - circa 1935
Standing Outside the Stockman's Café Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 15, 2020
2. Standing Outside the Stockman's Café Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); The Chapple Drug Store - 1893 (within shouting distance of this marker); Billings' First Bank - 1883 (within shouting distance of this marker); Oliver Building (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Billings.
 
More about this marker. Markers erected by Downtown Billings Starts Here are secure to streetlight poles and are only visible from the sidewalk provided they are not covered by a flower pot.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 1, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 1, 2021, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 49 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 1, 2021, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.
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