E. L. Smith Store

E. L. Smith Store (HM27ED)

Location: Virginia City, MT 59755 Madison County
Country: United States of America

N 45° 17.584', W 111° 56.831'

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The design of this false-fronted wooden shop, built in 1863, includes hand hewn timbers and bay windows which are said to have been Montana's first "show windows."
The Star Billiard Hall was an early tenant, followed by a shoe dealer and in the 1870s, the "New York One Price Clothing House."
E. L. Smith opened a dry goods store here in 1880 and later moved to the Merk Block, now the Pioneer Bar. Many items displayed here are from Smith's actual inventory, donated by the Smith family.

This property contributes to the Virginia City Historic District · Listed in the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior · In cooperation with the Montana Historical Society
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HM NumberHM27ED
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Placed ByMontana Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, May 6th, 2018 at 4:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)12T E 425729 N 5015943
Decimal Degrees45.29306667, -111.94718333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 45° 17.584', W 111° 56.831'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds45° 17' 35.04" N, 111° 56' 49.86" W
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Area Code(s)406
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 306 Wallace St, Virginia City MT 59755, US
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