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Brown Bag Lunch about the Anselmo Mine

Event date: January 22, 2020
Event Time: 12:00 PM – 01:00 PM
Location:
17 W Quartz St
Butte, MT 59701
Description:
The Butte-Silver Bow Public Archives will continue its Brown Bag Lunch series on Wednesday, January 22, with a presentation by Butte-Silver Bow Historic Preservation Officer Mary McCormick. McCormick’s talk will explore the evolution of surface plant developments at the Anselmo Mine, a major producer of copper and zinc in the Butte Mining District between the late 1910s and late 1950s. The Anselmo boasts the largest and most diverse collection of buildings and structures at Butte’s surviving mine yards of today.

Mary McCormick is an architectural historian with over 30 years of professional experience in the field of historic preservation. She has worked in Butte since 1985 as cultural resource specialist for the Montana Power Company and as an architectural historian for Renewable Technologies. After working for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Seattle for three years, she returned to Butte in 2015.