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Near Dillon in Beaverhead County, Montana — The American West (Mountains)
 

Sacajawea

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, May 12, 2018
1. Sacajawea Marker
Inscription.
In Commemoration of
Sacajawea
who guided Lewis and Clark through this
the land of her childhood and capture
On August 17th, 1805 she rejoined her tribe near this site. The services she rendered the expedition were invaluable.
This tablet was erected by the
Montana Daughters of the American Revolution
1915

 
Erected 1915 by Daughters of the American Revolution, Montana.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Lewis & Clark Expedition marker series.
 
Location. 44° 59.874′ N, 112° 51.359′ W. Marker is near Dillon, Montana, in Beaverhead County. Marker can be reached from State Highway 324 near State Highway 15, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dillon MT 59725, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Lewis and Clark Expedition (approx. 0.8 miles away); Fortunate Camp (approx. 0.9 miles away); "it was mutually advantageous..." (approx. 0.9 miles away); Bannack (approx. 10.3 miles away in Idaho); Old Trail to the Gold Diggin's
Sacajawea Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 12, 2018
2. Sacajawea Marker
(approx. 10.3 miles away); The Montana-Utah Road (approx. 10 miles away); Nez Perce Camp (approx. 13.2 miles away); a different marker also named Bannack (approx. 13.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dillon.
 
More about this marker. This marker is found in the Beaverhead Campground just off the Clark Canyon Reservoir lakefront road (Idaho Highway 324), immediately after Interstate 15 Exit 44.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on October 6, 2018. This page originally submitted on October 6, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 46 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 6, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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