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Fort Shaw in Cascade County, Montana — The American West (Mountains)
 

Fort Shaw

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, August 20, 2019
1. Fort Shaw Marker
Inscription.  Camp Reynolds was established on this site June 30 - 1867 to protect route from Helena to Fort Benton.
Name changed to Fort Shaw July 4 - 1867 in remembrance of Colonel Robert G. Shaw.
Declared a military reservation January 11 - 1870
Relinquished April 30 - 1892. Grant to School District No. 82 September 22 - 1926 by act of Congress.
 
Erected 1931 by Fort Shaw Public Schools.
 
Location. 47° 30.558′ N, 111° 49.242′ W. Marker is in Fort Shaw, Montana, in Cascade County. Marker is on School Loop near Old Fort Shaw Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 School Loop, Fort Shaw MT 59443, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort Shaw Government Industrial Indian School (within shouting distance of this marker); Commanding Officer's Quarters (within shouting distance of this marker); Undisputed Champions (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Fort Shaw
Fort Shaw Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 20, 2019
2. Fort Shaw Marker
(approx. 0.6 miles away); Sun River Crossing (approx. 5.3 miles away).
 
Categories. Forts, Castles
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on January 1, 2020. This page originally submitted on January 1, 2020, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 38 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 1, 2020, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.
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