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Granite Mountain Memorial Overlook

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Address: Cora Terrace Rd, Butte, MT 59701
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Very moving and respectful of the miners' great sacrifice!

The ultimate tribute to the labor movement in Butte, MT! These miners worked hard for their families and were treated as objects by greedy mine owners. A true American tragedy!

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Anaconda
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24 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The ultimate tribute to the labor movement in Butte, MT! These miners worked hard for their families and were treated as objects by greedy mine owners. A true American tragedy!

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Butte, Montana
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is a well designed and engineered site for people, families, or groups to learn about the diversity of miners that worked the mines, the history of Buttes mining heritage, and information about a mining disaster that affected Buttes populace, and eventually even the very outlay of the city itself!

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Bozeman
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

It's a little difficult to find but worth the effort. It's a powerful testament to the people from all corners of the globe that left their families and countries to come to Butte America in search of a better life, only to have it taken by the mines.

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Thank 507leannes
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Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Loved it. Was really windy but great story and really nice to hear the people's voice who survived. Will be back

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Butte
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Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Was great fun we had about 45 people up there for a family reunion picnic it was fun it was nice place to view Butte from a high point you can see the whole town you can see the pit

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Thank Gordon D B
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Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

The site of one of the worlds worst mining accidents, this memorial is worth seeing. There are recordings of points of views of various victims. It is seriously important and germane.

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Thank George J
Edmonton, AB
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Pleasant walk up to this very well done memorial. Has a plaque with the mine fire history and an interesting plaque on labour history in Butte

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Butte, Montana
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Reviewed 12 October 2016

We had relatives visiting from California who were interested in the history of our great city. We took them to the Granite Mountain Memorial Overlook, so they could see first hand the sacrifice that our miners made to make a living for their families. The memorial is very sobering and quiet. A great place to gather thoughts. The view of... More 

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San Francisco, California
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Reviewed 6 October 2016

We enjoyed the overlook view of the active mine (biggest in N. America) as well as the audio recordings of the survivors of a huge fire disaster in the mine. Nationalities of all sorts worked there and are represented by a full list of names and country flags.

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Thank Travelbug1155
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5 reviews
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Our GPS took us to the middle of nowhere and we finally found the place by asking a local. The view is good and it provides you the historical perspective of life of a miner back then. There are trails for walking if you have time. It's close to the downtown unless you follow your GPS.

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