Poplar in Roosevelt County, Montana — The American West (Mountains)
Fort Peck Indian Reservation
Named for Campbell Kennedy Peck, Fort Peck was originally a fur trading post established near the mouth of the Milk River by Able Farwell of the Durfee and Peck Co. in 1866-67. In 1873, the Bureau of Indian Affairs began using part of the post as Fort Peck Indian Agency. Flooded out by an ice jam on the Missouri in
Erected by Montana Department of Transportation.
Location. 48° 6.785′ N, 105° 11.538′ W. Marker is in Poplar, Montana, in Roosevelt County. Marker is on U.S. 2 near Court Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Poplar MT 59255, United States of America. Touch for directions.
More about this marker. This marker is in Poplar City Park.
Categories. • Native Americans •
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Credits. This page was last revised on November 27, 2019. This page originally submitted on November 27, 2019, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 41 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 27, 2019, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.