House at 668 South Main Street

668 S Main Street, Butte, MT


House - 668 South Main St Butte Montana

View from the northwest

Photo taken by David Jones in September 2019




"South Butte was home to miners, small businessmen, and workers who rented and owned the districtís modest dwellings. This one-story Queen Anne cottage, built circa 1897 with a front entrance and bay, well represents the late-Victorian period housing that characterized the neighborhood. The first owner, a cobbler by trade, had his shop on the property. He also did some mining on the side, and built the home at odd angles around his mining claim. A basement entrance to the mine shaft, according to local lore, allowed the clandestine removal of gold." - NRHP/Montana Historical Society plaque


19th Century (37,641)
Built during 1890s (7,604)
House (27,520)
Montana (2,186)
Silver Bow County, Montana (358)

Update Log 

  • September 5, 2019: New photos from David Jones
  • August 13, 2019: Added by Richard Doody


  • Richard Doody
  • David Jones