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Old Fort Benton, Montana

Old Fort Benton, Montana

early fur trading post with Blackfoot Indians and head of navigation on the Missouri River.

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Published by Ye Galleon Press in Fairfield, Wash .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fur trade -- Montana.,
  • Fort Benton (Mont.) -- History.

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination31 p. :
    Number of Pages31
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18511125M
    ISBN 10087770144X

    The Fort Benton Chamber of Commerce invites you to participate on Thursday, March. 28th in a Ripple Effects Mapping (REM) exercise and help map the history of what Fort. Benton and the Chouteau County area has accomplished since our MEDA (Montana. Economic Developers Association) Resource Assessment held in Shep was the name given to a herding dog that appeared at the Great Northern Railway station one day in in Fort Benton, Montana, and watched as his deceased master's casket was loaded onto the train and dog remained at the station, waiting for his master to return for the next five and a half years, until he was killed by an incoming train in Breed: sheep dog.

    The first boats to actually reach Fort Benton, which was, for all practical purposes the head of navigation on the Missouri, were the Chippewa and the Key West in But following the discovery of gold in Montana in , there was an explosion of steamboat business to Fort Benton. The Steamboat and Stagecoach Era in Montana and the Northern West receiving freight from Fort Benton and various Montana mining camps. sleigh, "but the snow having lately all melted Off, we had to walk eight communication in the northern West could easily fill a large book- shelf. Among the best books that treat specific topics are Hiram M.

      Fort Benton, the head of navigation on the Missouri River, is known as the "Birthplace of Montana." Its history spans every era in Montana's development. Founded in as a fur-trading post, it is Montana's oldest continuous settlement. Arrival of the first steamboats and completion of the Brand: Arcadia Publishing SC.   Hip Fort Benton eatery makes most of historic building Kristen Inbody, [email protected] Published p.m. MT Ma | Updated p.m. MT Ma Buy PhotoAuthor: Kristen Inbody.


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Shep was an older dog when he came to the station house in Fort Benton. Throughout his vigil the long nights under the platform and the cold winter had taken their toll. Stiff-legged and hard of hearing, Shep failed to hear old as it rolled into the station at that cold winter morning.

Forever Faithful - Old Shep. Fort Benton, Montana. Died Fort Benton is a prairie Atlantis. The approach is a vast flat, treeless expanse in all directions, yet you don't see it where the map says it should be.

Instead, Fort Old Fort Benton is submerged beneath the Location: Cemetery Rd, Fort Benton, MT. Fort Benton is a city in and the county seat of Chouteau County, Montana, United States. Established inFort Benton is the oldest settlement in Montana.

The city's waterfront area, the most important aspect of its 19th-century growth, was designated the Fort Benton Historic District, a National Historic Landmark, in The population was 1, at the censusCounty: Chouteau.

The Story of Old Fort Benton and The Project to Reconstruct the Fort A Member of the Old Forts Trail - An International Historic Trail Return to Fort Benton Home Page.

Hotels near Fort Benton Museums & Heritage Complex: ( mi) Grand Union Hotel ( mi) Lark and Laurel Bed and Breakfast ( mi) Pioneer Lodge ( mi) D & S RV Park Montana book mi) Riverbend Bed & Breakfast; View all hotels near Fort Benton Museums & Heritage Complex on Tripadvisor/5(71).

Fort Benton is Montana book city in and the county seat of Chouteau County, Montana that was established inmaking it the oldest settlement in the state. The city’s waterfront area along the Upper Missouri River was the most important aspect of its 19th-century growth.

Fort Benton Montana, Fort Benton, Montana. likes. Welcome Bentonites, ex Bentonites, and those that love Fort Benton.5/5(1). A statue of Old Shep, Fort Benton’s unofficial mascot, stands watch in the center of town, waiting for a cowboy who will never return.

In the summer ofa Montana sheepherder fell ill. Montana’s Heritage Complex of World Class Museums and Research Facilities. Located in Fort Benton “The Birthplace of Montana”™ the Heritage Complex is the home of Old Fort Benton, The Museum of the Upper Missouri, The State of Montana’s Museum of the Northern Great Plains, Homestead Village, The Hornaday Smithsonian Buffalo Gallery, The Upper Missouri River Breaks Interpretive Center.

Things to Do in Fort Benton, Montana: See Tripadvisor's traveler reviews and photos of Fort Benton tourist attractions. Find what to do today, this weekend, or in June. We have reviews of the best places to see in Fort Benton.

Visit top-rated & must-see attractions. McGraw Antiques, LLC, Fort Benton, Montana. 50 likes 10 were here. Historic yr old building located on Front St. along the bank of the Missouri River in Ft. Benton. Dealing in quality antiques.5/5(1).

Montana Forts of the Old West. Camp Cooke. Cantonment Jordan. Cantonment Wright. Fort Alexander. Fort Assiniboine #1. Fort Assinniboine #2. Fort Belknap Fort Benton. Fort Browning. Fort Campbell. Fort Carroll. Fort Cass. Visitors to Fort Benton are welcomed at the Visitors center operated by the Fort Benton Chamber of Commerce.

It is located on Front Street next to the Walking Bridge. Here our volunteers offer a wealth of knowledge about the town as well as the surrounding area. Hours of operation run from Memorial Day weekend through the end of September. Old Fort Benton, Montana: Early Fur Trading Post with Blackfoot Indians and Head of Navigation on the Missouri River [Fort Benton] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Old Fort Benton, Montana: Early Fur Trading Post with Blackfoot Indians and Head of Navigation on the Missouri RiverAuthor: Fort Benton. Mullan Road was the first wagon road to cross the Rocky Mountains to the Inland of the Pacific Northwest.

It was built by U.S. Army troops under the command of Lt. John Mullan, between the spring of and summer It led from Fort Benton, which at the time was in the Dakota Territory, then Idaho Territory from Julyand Montana Territory beginning in Mayand the navigational Nearest city: St.

Maries, Idaho, Coeur d'Alene. Fort Benton Montana's Historic Old Fort presents a visual and interpretative experience into the romantic era of the early settlement of the Northern plains and provides a.

If you enjoy unique historical hotels then you are going to love the Grand Union Hotel in Ft. Benton, MT. There is a mile trail along the Missouri river that passes the hotel/10(91).

An entry in the the pages of the Benton II steamboat log the first day out of Sioux City bound for Fort Benton in "One mile above town two men fell overboard," reads the handwriting.

Lookup People, Phone Numbers, Addresses & More in Fort Benton, MT. Whitepages is the largest and most trusted online phone book and directory. Museum of the Northern Great Plains. The Museum of the Northern Great Plains documents the last one hundred years of life on the vast Montana plains.

The fur traders, wilderness animals and open land had made way to the cowboy and herds of cattle, now families began to move onto the land. Built at the height of Fort Benton’s prosperity and the steamboat era on the Upper Missouri River, the Grand Union hotel was once proclaimed the finest hotel between St.

Louis and Seattle. Over guests, including some of the most prominent men and women in Montana history, attended the hotel’s opening with the biggest party the town and.

While traveling through such historic sites as Fort Benton and Glacier Park, Conrad revives such colorful ghosts as Calamity Jane, Butch Cassidy, General Custer, and the Sundance Kid.

Ghost Hunting in Montana provides an engaging insight into the past and present of this mystifying state known as Big Sky Country/5(9).Fort Benton is a great place to visit if you are looking to see a historic town in Montana.

Additionally, Fort Benton is an ideal “base area” for anyone who will be venturing out into the wilds of the Missouri Breaks area. To see more photographs of Fort Benton, visit the Fort Benton Photo Gallery page.

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