Explore Butte, Montana’s, unique history as a major copper mining town and urban center in the early West using this free app. Discover the stories of Butte’s miners, the labor movement in the “Gibraltar of unionism,” immigrants and their ethnic neighborhoods, the Copper King wars, the lives of women, the environmental impact of decades of mining, and the city’s remarkable architecture. Using an interactive GPS-enabled map, you can take virtual or physical walking tours of historic sites. Story of Butte provides curated articles with historical information, photographs, documentary videos, audio interviews, oral histories, and bibliographic citations.
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