Near Dillon in Beaverhead County, Montana — The American West (Mountains)
First important gold camp 1862
Scene of vigilante activities 1863
First capital Territory of Montana 1864-1865
First county seat of Beaverhead County 1864-1881
In grateful memory of the early pioneers who founded our Commonwealth
Erected 1925 by Montana State Society Daughters of the American Revolution.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the Lewis & Clark Expedition marker series.
Location. 45° 9.731′ N, 112° 59.92′ W. Marker is near Dillon, Montana, in Beaverhead County. Marker is on Bannack Road. Touch for map. The marker is located in Bannack State Park near the Visitor's Center. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3025 Bannack Road, 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. A Tribute to Sidney Edgerton (within shouting distance of this marker); Bannack Historical District (within shouting distance of this marker); Nez Perce Camp (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Grasshopper Creek (approx. half a mile away); The First Electric Gold Dredge (approx. half a mile away); The Way It Used To Be... Way Back (approx. 10.2 miles away); Sacajawea (approx. 13.3 miles away); "it was mutually advantageous..." (approx. 13.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dillon.
Also see . . .
1. Bannack, Montana - Wikipedia. (Submitted on November 15, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
2. Bannack Ghost Town -- Ghost Town Gallery. Photo tour of Bannack State Park. (Submitted on October 5, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
Categories. • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on October 6, 2018. This page originally submitted on November 15, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 871 times since then and 74 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on November 15, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. 8. submitted on October 5, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.