Fort Benton in Chouteau County, Montana — The American West (Mountains)
Whoop Up Trail
Whoop Up Country
The Whoop Up Trail ran up the Teton River by the Knees via Baking Power Flats, then to Shelby and across the border to Fort Macleod and Lethbridge. Eventually, the route included Calgary and Edmonton until the railroad reached Calgary in 1883.
Erected by Fort Benton Chamber of Commerce.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles.
Location. 47° 48.721′ N, 110° 40.226′ W. Marker is in Fort Benton, Montana, in Chouteau County. Marker is on River Street near 8th Street, on the right when 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. Great Northern Railway (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort LaBarge (within shouting distance of this marker); Nez Perce Fight (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Coulson's Steamboat Offices (about 400 feet away); Most Progressive in Montana (about 600 feet away); Cow Island Incident (about 700 feet away); Old Fort Campbell (about 700 feet away); The Little Shell Chippewa (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Benton.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 3, 2020, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 43 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 3, 2020, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.