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School & Masonic Temple, Main Street, Bannack, Beaverhead County, MT



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HB742838

HB742839

HB742840


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Item Title


Location
Main Street, Bannack, MT

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS MT-4
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-4).
Building/structure dates: 1874 initial construction
National Register Number: 66000426
Significance: This building has an unusual arrangement of a school house on the first floor and a Masonic Lodge on the second floor. The Masonic Order played a major role in establishing early day law and order in the mining towns of the west, and the problem of education was important to the people of the early mining towns.

Subjects
Schools
Masonic Buildings


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. Historic American Buildings Survey Courtesy of Mable Ovitt, Bannack, Montana ca. 1880, Re-photo 1963 EARLY VIEW FROM NORTHWEST
2. Historic American Buildings Survey John N. DeHaas, Jr., Photographer August 1963 FRONT (NORTH) ELEVATION
3. Historic American Buildings Survey John N. DeHaas, Jr., Photographer August 1963 REAR (SOUTH) ELEVATION


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