William & Lucina Bowe Ranch, Log Draft Horse Barn, 290 feet southwest of House, Melrose, Silver Bow County, MT
290 feet southwest of House, Melrose vicinity, MT
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Documentation compiled after 1933.
Survey number HABS MT-104-Q
Building/structure dates: 1900 initial construction
Significance: The log draft house barn contributes to the significance of the William and Lucina Bowe Ranch. It is linked to the site's important association with the agricultural development of the lower Big Hole Valley during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The building also embodies log carpentry technologies and design concepts representative of the period in which it was built.
Hager, Kristi, Photographer
McCormick, Mary, Historian
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)
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