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“Great Historical Memorial”

Granite Mountain Memorial Overlook
Ranked #3 of 30 things to do in Butte
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 30 June 2014

Great views of the copper mine and yesteryear mines. Plenty of historical markers of the worst mine fire in U.S. history. Worth an hour of ones time to view and read about the mine and the men who worked there.

2  Thank travledtheworld
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Reviewed 28 May 2014

This memorial is an awesome thing and more people need to know about it! This was such a horrible thing to have happened and its nice to see a memorial about it!

4  Thank wally1216
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Reviewed 28 May 2014

A free informative monument to those who perished in the largest hard rock mining disaster. I think it is only worthy of the number one spot in Butte only if you are too cheap to visit the mining museum or Berkeley pit.

2  Thank flyingje
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Reviewed 28 May 2014

This is my absolute favorite place to take visitors at sunset. The view is gorgeous. It's a nice, quiet time to read all about the Granite Mountain tragedy. It's a lovely memorial.

One word of advice - take mosquito spray if you are there in the summer.

6  Thank Zander21
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Reviewed 20 May 2014

Well worth the stop. Very touching stories and the view is really spectacular. Well maintained area.

4  Thank Kane F
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