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Browning in Glacier County, Montana — The American West (Mountains)
 

Camp Disappointment

 
 
Camp Disappointment Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 21, 2020
1. Camp Disappointment Marker
Inscription.  
July 26, 1806
Farthest point west
on Capt. Lewis Trip
up the
Marias River

 
Erected by Great Northern Railway. (Marker Number 1925.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Exploration. In addition, it is included in the Lewis & Clark Expedition series list.
 
Location. 48° 35.956′ N, 112° 47.895′ W. Marker is in Browning, Montana, in Glacier County. Marker is on U.S. 2 near Kipp Lake Road, on the left when traveling east. The monument is on a hill to the north of U.S. Highway 2. Access is by an unnamed dirt road that leaves the highway a the MDT Cape Disappointment marker. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Browning MT 59417, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Camp Disappointment (approx. ¼ mile away); The Blackfeet Nation (approx. 10.1 miles away); Old Agency (approx. 12.3 miles away); Ghost Ridge (approx.
Camp Disappointment Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 21, 2020
2. Camp Disappointment Marker
12.6 miles away); Ration Day (approx. 12.6 miles away); Old Agency Site (approx. 12.6 miles away).
 
Memorial to the two slain Blackfeet? image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 21, 2020
3. Memorial to the two slain Blackfeet?
Willow Creek from the Monument image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 21, 2020
4. Willow Creek from the Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 30, 2020, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 37 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 30, 2020, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.
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