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Anaconda in Deer Lodge County, Montana — The American West (Mountains)
 

504 Main Street

West Side Historic District

 
 
504 Main Street Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, August 6, 2022
1. 504 Main Street Marker
Inscription.  Intricate ornamental cresting caps the dome on the octagonal tower of this handsome residence. Its eclectic architecture combines elements of the Queen Anne and French Second Empire styles. A partial Mansard roof at the northeast corner and a front window with unusual stone and brick surrounds reflect the flamboyant tastes of the late Victorian era. The tower retains its original, charming multi-paned cottage window. Grocer Albert MacCallum built the residence in 1895 and sold it in 1904 to miner, politician, and businessman Dennis Roach. The firm of Roach and Smith offered billiard parlors, a confectionery, flowers, fishing tackle, sporting goods, cigars, and sundries. Roach and Smith, one of Anaconda’s longest established businesses, still exists as a wholesale distribution firm. Dennis Roach served as county commissioner and as a representative in the Montana legislature. After Roach’s death in 1925, his widow Maude remained at home here for more than thirty years. The Roaches’ daughter, Katherine “Kash” Felt, a prominent and well-loved Anaconda matron, converted the residence into classrooms where she taught kindergarten. The family retained
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ownership of the property into the twenty-first century.
 
Erected by Montana Historical Society.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureNotable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Montana National Register Sign Program series list.
 
Location. 46° 7.566′ N, 112° 57.248′ W. Marker is in Anaconda, Montana, in Deer Lodge County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and West 5th Street, on the left when traveling north on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 504 Main Street, Anaconda MT 59711, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Judge George B. Winston Residence (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Mark's Episcopal Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hearst Free Library (about 400 feet away); Tuttle Residence (about 400 feet away); Washoe Theater (about 600 feet away); Fred Clark Residence (approx. 0.2 miles away); Methodist Episcopal Church of Anaconda (approx. 0.2 miles away); Morse/Palace Block (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Anaconda.
 
504 Main Street Residence and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, August 6, 2022
2. 504 Main Street Residence and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 9, 2022. It was originally submitted on September 9, 2022, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 75 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 9, 2022, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.

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