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Bannack, Montana

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Abandoned buildings, Bannack
Abandoned buildings, Bannack

Bannack is a ghost town in Montana. It is now a state park. It has some historic buildings including the two-story school house and Hotel Maede. It is a tourist attraction and landmark of Montana.

Bannack began in 1862 when gold was discovered in the area.[1] It became the first capital of Montana Territory in 1864.[1] There are over 70 buildings and structures still standing.


  1. 1.0 1.1 "National Historic Landmarks Program (NHL)". 2012. Retrieved October 6, 2012.

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