Missoula in Missoula County, Montana — The American West (Mountains)
Fort Missoula 1910 Era Barrack Buildings
During the Detention Camp period, the barracks provided separate living and dining spaces for the Italian ship's officers. A ten-foot fence surrounded Building T-24 as well as land to the east which contained temporary wood-framed barrack buildings.
In total, Fort Missoula could house as many as 2,000 internees. The largest population of 2,003 people was recorded on April 1, 1942.
Today, these buildings are owned by the United States Forest Service.
Erected by Historical Museum at Fort Missoula.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Forts and Castles. A significant historical date for this entry is April 1, 1942.
Location. 46° 50.477′ Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 24 H Road, Missoula MT 59804, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Veuve Hall (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Missoula's First Flight (about 400 feet away); Parade Grounds (about 400 feet away); Fort Missoula Officer's Row (about 400 feet away); Post Headquarters (about 400 feet away); Fort Missoula Post Headquarters (T-2) Building (about 400 feet away); Fort Missoula, Montana (about 500 feet away); Company Officers' Quarters (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Missoula.
More about this marker. This marker is located on the grounds of Fort Missoula.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 11, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 11, 2020, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 110 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 11, 2020, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.