Bannack Historic District

22 mi. from Dillon off MT 278, Dillon, Montana

Photos 

Beaverhead County Courthouse

1. Historic American Buildings Survey Courtesy of Historical Society of Montana, After 1881, Re-photo 1963 COURTHOUSE IN THE TOWN OF BANNACK

Photo from the Historic American Buildings Survey

View photos at Library of Congress

Map 

Description 

A small frame church, not uncommon in style and size among the gold camps of the west, had its construction interrupted by the approach of Chief Joseph during the Nez Perce War. -- Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS MT-6)

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on October 15, 1966
Reference number
66000426
Areas of significance
Industry; Exploration/Settlement; Politics/Government
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
A - Event
Property type
District
Historic functions
Hotel; Single dwelling; Extractive facility; Business
Current function
Museum
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1875-1899; 1850-1874
Significant years
1862; 1890; 1910
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 40
Contributing sites: 1

Update Log 

  • July 25, 2018: New photos from Richard Doody

Sources