Near Dillon in Beaverhead County, Montana — The American West (Mountains)
First important gold camp 1862
Scene of vigilante activities 1863
First capital Territory of Montana 1864-1865
First county seat of Beaverhead County 1864-1881
In grateful memory of the early pioneers who founded our Commonwealth
Erected 1925 by Montana State Society Daughters of the American Revolution.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the Lewis & Clark Expedition marker series.
Location. 45° 9.731′ N, 112° 59.92′ W. Marker is near Dillon, Montana, in Beaverhead County. Marker is on Bannack Road. Click for map. The marker is located in Bannack State Park near the Visitor's Center. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3025 Bannack Road, Dillon MT 59725, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within walking distance of this marker. Nez Perce Camp (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line).
Also see . . .
1. Bannack, Montana - Wikipedia. (Submitted on November 15, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
2. Bannack State Park - Photo Tour. (Submitted on November 15, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
Categories. • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 709 times since then and 127 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.