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Fort Benton in Chouteau County, Montana — The American West (Mountains)
 

June 6, 1908

 
 
June 6, 1908 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 14, 2019
1. June 6, 1908 Marker
Inscription.  
On this day water from the Missouri River rose to this level at this location due to heavy rainfall over Western Montana.

For more information contact

National Weather Service Great Falls, MT
www.weather.gov/greatfalls

Missouri Basin River Forecast Center
www.weater.gov.mbrfc

USGS Montana Water Science Center
mt.water.usgs.gov

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HIGH WATER MARK

18.50 feet - 140,000 cubic feet per second

 
Location. 47° 49.046′ N, 110° 40.023′ W. Marker is in Fort Benton, Montana, in Chouteau County. Marker is on Front Street near 15th Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Benton MT 59442, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Stream Flow Monitoring (here, next to this marker); "George Montgomery: Rider of the Purple Sage" (here, next to this marker); Open Range Cattle (a few steps from this marker); Culbertson House (a few steps from this marker); Fort Benton Bridge
June 6, 1908 Marker, on right image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 14, 2019
2. June 6, 1908 Marker, on right
(a few steps from this marker); Old Fort Benton Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker); First Fire Engine House (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Benton Engine House (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Benton.
 
More about this marker. This marker is located in Fort Benton's riverside park.
 
Categories. Bridges & ViaductsDisastersWaterways & Vessels
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on November 9, 2019. This page originally submitted on November 9, 2019, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 39 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 9, 2019, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.
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