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Near Lolo in Missoula County, Montana — The American West (Mountains)
 

Travellers Rest

 
 
Travellers Rest Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 10, 2018
1. Travellers Rest Marker
Inscription.
Bitter Root Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, Missoula, Montana dedicate this marker to Captains Lewis and Clark, Sacajawea, their inspiration and guide, and the brave men of the Trans-Mississippi Expedition who encamped on Lo Lo Creek, September 10 - 1805.

Ordway • Willard • Colter • Bratton • Gass • M'Neal • Hall • Thompson • Pryor • Wiser • Collins • Whitehouse • Windsor • Lepage • Werner • Fields Brothers • Gibson • Howard • Frazier • Drouillard • Potts • Shannon • Goodrich • Labiche • Cruzatte • Chaboneau, husband of Sacajawea • Baptiste, their baby and York, the slave

Dedicated
October 9 - 1925

 
Erected 1925 by Daughters of the American Revolution, Bitter Root Chapter.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, the Lewis & Clark Expedition, and the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 46° 45.162′ N, 114° 5.322′ W. Marker is near Lolo, Montana, in Missoula County. Marker is on Lolo Creek Road (U.S. 12) near U.S. 93, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6717 Lolo Creek Road, Lolo MT 59847, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow
Travellers Rest Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 10, 2018
2. Travellers Rest Marker
flies. A Crossroads of Culture (within shouting distance of this marker); The Journey Home (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Following Formation (approx. 0.2 miles away); Uncovering the Expedition (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Lolo Trail (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lewis and Clark in Salish Territory (approx. 0.8 miles away); Bitterroot Valley, Homeland of the Selํš (approx. 0.8 miles away); Lewis and Clark on Lolo Creek (approx. 4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lolo.
 
More about this marker. This maker is located in Travelers' Rest State Park.
 
Also see . . .  Traelers' Rest, Lewis and Clark Expedition - National Park Service. After being unable to find a water route from the Shoshone village to the Pacific, the Corps of Discovery paused here for two days, before beginning the most arduous part of their journey over the Lolo Trail. (Submitted on September 13, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.) 
 
Categories. ExplorationLandmarks
 
Travelers Rest image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 10, 2018
3. Travelers Rest
has been designated a
National Historic Landmark
Following trails used for thousands of years, the Lewis and Clark Expedition camped at this ancient Native American campsite from September 9-11, 1805 and returned to Travelers Rest from June 30-July 3, 1806.
This site possesses national significance in commemorating the history of the United States of America
1960
National Park Service
United States Department of the Interior
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 13, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 13, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 45 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 13, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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