Near Dillon in Beaverhead County, Montana — The American West (Mountains)
who guided Lewis and Clark through this
the land of her childhood and capture
On August 17th, 1805 she rejoined her tribe near this site. The services she rendered the expedition were invaluable.
This tablet was erected by the
Montana Daughters of the American Revolution
Erected 1915 by Daughters of the American Revolution, Montana.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Exploration • Native Americans • Women. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), and the Lewis & Clark Expedition series lists. A significant historical date for this entry is August 17, 1805.
Location. 44° 59.874′ N, 112° 51.359′ W. Marker is near Dillon, Montana, in Beaverhead County. Marker can be reached from State Highway 324 near State Highway 15, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dillon MT 59725, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Lewis and Clark Expedition (approx. Fortunate Camp (approx. 0.9 miles away); "it was mutually advantageous..." (approx. 0.9 miles away); Bannack (approx. 10.3 miles away); Old Trail to the Gold Diggin's (approx. 10.3 miles away); The Montana-Utah Road (approx. 10˝ miles away); Southern Gateway Marker (approx. 10.7 miles away); Nez Perce Camp (approx. 13.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dillon.
More about this marker. This marker is found in the Beaverhead Campground just off the Clark Canyon Reservoir lakefront road (Idaho Highway 324), immediately after Interstate 15 Exit 44.
Credits. This page was last revised on October 6, 2018. It was originally submitted on October 6, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 386 times since then and 61 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 6, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.