School & Masonic Temple, South side of Main Street, Bannack, Beaverhead County, MT
Address information changed from "Main Street" to "South Side of Main Street" to more accurately reflect its location.
Significance: This building has an unusual arrangement of a school house on the first floor and a Masonic Lodge on the second floor. The Masonic Order played a major role in establishing early day law and order in the mining towns of the west, and the problem of education was important to the people of the early mining towns.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-4
Survey number: HABS MT-4
Building/structure dates: 1874 Initial Construction
National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 66000426