Near Three Forks in Gallatin County, Montana — The American West (Mountains)
Gallatin City Hotel - 1868
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1868.
Location. 45° 55.169′ N, 111° 29.878′ W. Marker is near Three Forks, Montana, in Gallatin County. Marker can be reached from Trident Road, 1˝ miles north of Interstate 90, on the right when traveling north. Marker is adjacent to the historic hotel structure referenced, inside Missouri Headwaters State Park, on the east side of Trident Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Three Forks MT 59752, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Second Gallatin City (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Colter’s Run (about 400 feet away); The Log Cabin (about 600 feet away); Thomas-Frederick Flour MillJefferson’s Instructions to Lewis and Clark (approx. half a mile away); The Naming of a River (approx. half a mile away); Lewis and Clark reach the Headwaters (approx. 0.6 miles away); Missouri River Headwaters (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Three Forks.
More about this marker. Access to the marker is along a short path from the Missouri Headwaters State Park entrance parking lot. The parking lot is on Trident Road directly across from the state park office. Access to the state park is from the I-90 exit 278 Frontage Road.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Gallatin City, Missouri Headwaters State Park, Montana
Also see . . . Old Gallatin City Hotel.
Gallatin City was vacated by 1890, as Bozeman became the main town in the area. The only building remaining is the shell of the Gallatin Hotel, now preserved in the Missouri Headwaters State Park. (Submitted on May 8, 2014, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 6, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 8, 2014, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 559 times since then and 48 times this year. Last updated on December 3, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on May 8, 2014, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.