Granite Mountain Speculator Mine Memorial
Located in Butte, Montana, the Granite Mountain Speculator Mine Memorial is dedicated to the 168 miners who lost their lives in the worst disaster in hard rock mining history, which took place on June 8, 1917. The site is an open air plaza, with view of the Highland Mountains, the Continental Divide, and remains of Butte's mining industry. Interpretive signs are also on display describing the accident and the local mining and labor history.
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