Virginia City in Madison County, Montana — The American West (Mountains)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites.
Location. 45° 17.691′ N, 111° 56.894′ W. Marker is in Virginia City, Montana, in Madison County. The Boot Hill Cemetery is located on a hill just north of town. Access is by way of Van Buren or Spencer Street. Walking suggested. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Virginia City MT 59755, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Strasburger’s Colorado Store (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Kramer Building (about 600 J.B. LaBeau, Jeweler (about 600 feet away); Kiskadden’s Stone Block (about 600 feet away); G. Goldberg Store (about 600 feet away); Dance and Stuart Store (about 600 feet away); Anaconda Hotel (about 600 feet away); Site of First Masonic Meetings (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Virginia City.
Regarding Boot Hill. Many folk were reluctant to place there loved ones next to the five road agents, so a “New” cemetery was opened and many graves were soon moved there. The graves of the five road agents were marked in 1899 by The Society of Montana Pioneers.
Also see . . . Clubfoot George - Wikipedia. (Submitted on November 16, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.)
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