Own a piece of 1864 mining history in Argenta, Montana. These 20 acres on Rattlesnake Creek come with several mining structures, including the old office, an assay office and a mill, with shafts right above the creek. There is a historic rail way for the mining carts that follows the creek, along the trees and willows. Surrounding the mine are fascinating rock outcrops, with lots of deer and other wildlife signs throughout. The mining town of Argenta (French word for silvery) was found to have gold and silver around 1864. The town was one of the earliest mining properties in Montana and once had a population of 1500 with several saloons and hotels. Other minerals found here include lead, copper, zinc and quartz. This is a one of a kind, picturesque piece of Montana history, bordering a creek, with outstanding mountain views from the upper part of the property. Located in an outstanding recreation area in Southwest Montana, this area is close to public lands.
Listing Agent: Pam Neumeyer
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