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“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Bozeman in Galatine County, Montana — The American West (Mountains)
 

Fort Ellis

 
 
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, July 14, 2016
1. Fort Ellis Marker
Inscription.
Established as a military post August 27, 1867 by order of President Andrew Johnson and General U.S. Grant the post was abandoned in December 1886

Captain Wm. Clark
of the Lewis and Clark Expedition encamped here July 14, 1806 with his invaluable guild Sacajawea and the following men Pryor Shields Shannon Bratton Hall Winsor Gibson Labione Chaboneau husband of Sacajawea Baptiste their baby and York the slave dedicated by the Mt. Hyalite Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution


 
Erected 1926 by 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° 40.115′ N, 110° 58.524′ W. Marker is near Bozeman, Montana, in Galatine County. Marker is at the intersection of Old Route 191 and Fort Ellis Road when traveling east on Old Route 191. Touch for map. Marker is on the north side of Frontage Road, just east of Fort Ellis Road. Marker is at or near this postal address: 33179 Frontage Rd, Bozeman MT 59715, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Bozeman Trail (here, next to this marker); Bozeman Veterans Memorial
Fort Ellis Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, July 14, 2016
2. Fort Ellis Marker
Marker, as seen from the road. Mt. Hyalite in the background.
(approx. 5.2 miles away); Trail Through Time (approx. 5.2 miles away); Pioneer Museum (approx. 5.2 miles away); First People in the Gallatin Valley (approx. 5.2 miles away); Lewis and Clark (approx. 5.2 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Ellis (approx. 5.3 miles away); Fur Trade (approx. 5.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bozeman.
 
Additional keywords. Daughters of the American Revolution Lewis & Clark Expedition
 
Categories. ExplorationSettlements & SettlersWars, US Indian
 
Fort Ellis Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, July 14, 2016
3. Fort Ellis Marker
DAR logo on the marker. Again, we salute the foresight of these ladies, to mark historic sites.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 30, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 29, 2016, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 303 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 29, 2016, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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