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Silver Bow County Montana Historical Markers

 
Founder's House Marker image, Touch for more information
By Cheryl Genovese, January 31, 2009
Founder's House Marker
Montana (Silver Bow County), Butte — 832 West ParkFounder's House
“Jennie Tallant, a founding member of the Montana Society Daughters of the American Revolution, and her husband Walter were early residents of this home. Named first regent of the Silver Bow DAR chapter in 1897, Jennie became the third state . . . — Map (db m145675) HM
Montana (Silver Bow County), Butte — Butte-Anaconda Historic District
It took millions of miles of copper to build the telegraph, telephone, and electrical lines that transformed the United States from a collection of small, isolated communities to a cohesive, industrialized nation. Looming gallows frames and the . . . — Map (db m128045) HM
Montana (Silver Bow County), Butte — Butte-Anaconda-WalkervilleNational Historic Landmark
Butte-Anaconda Walkerville Has been designated a National Historic Landmark Atop the “Richest Hill on Earth,” Walkerville was the birthplace of Butte-Anaconda Mining. It was the site of the district’s first mines, and the . . . — Map (db m128051) HM
Montana (Silver Bow County), Butte — Pay Gold
Pay gold was discovered in Silver Bow County near this site in July 1864 by Barker and party To commemorate the event, this tablet was placed by Silver Bow Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution Butte, Montana

Original marker . . . — Map (db m145676) HM

Montana (Silver Bow County), Butte — Spanish-American War Veterans Memorial
This plot is enclosed by Silver Bow Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution as a memorial to the Montana soldiers who lost their lives in the Spanish American War.

Dedicated 8 May 1999 — Map (db m145699) WM

Montana (Silver Bow County), Butte — The Con Headframe
Men Lowered and Ore Raised The Anaconda Copper Mining Company (ACM) erected the Mountain Consolidated (or simply the "Con") mine headframe in 1928. Towering 129-1/2 feet, the steel headframe and five idlers towers replaced smaller wooden . . . — Map (db m128056) HM
Montana (Silver Bow County), Butte — Thompson ParkBeaver Ponds Trailhead
Welcome to Thompson Park, a 3,500-acre municipal recreation area with a story to tell. The Park offers unique opportunities to view past mining activity, rock formations, scenic vistas, and wildlife. The Park is jointly managed by the City-County of . . . — Map (db m128441) HM
Montana (Silver Bow County), Butte — Welcome! To the Top of the World
Montana’s Copperway You are about to enter a unique trail system that is part of Montana's Copperway, a network of trails and cultural sites developed to celebrate and interpret one of the richest, most colorful histories in our nation. The . . . — Map (db m128057) HM

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May. 29, 2020