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Historical Markers in Stillwater County, Montana

 
Clickable Map of Stillwater County, Montana and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Stillwater County, MT (16) Carbon County, MT (73) Golden Valley County, MT (4) Park County, MT (66) Sweet Grass County, MT (15) Yellowstone County, MT (154)  StillwaterCounty(16) Stillwater County (16)  CarbonCounty(73) Carbon County (73)  GoldenValleyCounty(4) Golden Valley County (4)  ParkCounty(66) Park County (66)  SweetGrassCounty(15) Sweet Grass County (15)  YellowstoneCounty(154) Yellowstone County (154)
Columbus is the county seat for Stillwater County
Adjacent to Stillwater County, Montana
      Carbon County (73)  
      Golden Valley County (4)  
      Park County (66)  
      Sweet Grass County (15)  
      Yellowstone County (154)  
 
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1Montana (Stillwater County), Absarokee — Bozeman Trail
The Bozeman Trail crossed the divide from Red Lodge Creek and descended a steep hillside to the Rosebud valley one-half mile southeast of here. Jim Bridger opened the route through this area in June 1864, and three weeks later John Bozeman followed . . . Map (db m190706) HM
2Montana (Stillwater County), Absarokee — Cobblestone School
The opening of the Crow Indian Reservation to homesteaders brought settlers to this area who founded the town of Absarokee in 1893. School District #52 was created and by 1903, a log cabin with a potbelly stove served the town’s first children. In . . . Map (db m190710) HM
3Montana (Stillwater County), Absarokee — Oliver H. Hovda House
On October 15, 1892, the federal government opened the land around Absarokee for settlement. The area had been part of the Crow Indian Reservation, but a year before, Crow tribal leaders bowed to political pressure and ceded the coveted territory. . . . Map (db m190741) HM
4Montana (Stillwater County), Absarokee — The Rosebud Agency
From 1875 to 1884, this was the site of the second Crow Indian agency. In 1875, the federal government ordered that the first agency be relocated from Mission Creek, east of present day Livingston, to remove the Crow people from the destructive . . . Map (db m190707) HM
5Montana (Stillwater County), Columbus — Bozeman Trail
The Bozeman Trail was located ten miles south of here. John Bozeman pioneered the trail in this area in July 1864. After crossing the Bighorn River eight miles below the opening of the Bighorn Canyon, he led his wagon train northwest to the . . . Map (db m4326) HM
6Montana (Stillwater County), Columbus — Columbus
Columbus, located ten miles west of here, has a rich and colorful history. In 1874, whiskey trader Horace Countryman built a trading post a few miles west of the future site of Columbus. The Crow Reservation was then on the south side of the . . . Map (db m190922) HM
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7Montana (Stillwater County), Columbus — Jacobs House
Italian stonemason Michael Jacobs built this outstanding Eclectic style house for his family in 1907. Born Michelangelo Jacobucci, Jacobs apprenticed in Vinchiaturo, Italy, before joining his brother Gabriel in the United States circa 1878. The . . . Map (db m190743) HM
8Montana (Stillwater County), Columbus — Park City
n 1878, a local farmer named Alonzo Young established a boat landing on the Yellowstone River several miles east of here. In addition to the boat landing, Young and his wife operated a stage station on the road to Coulson and Fort Keogh. In addition . . . Map (db m190926) HM
9Montana (Stillwater County), Columbus — The Great Inland Seaway
For over sixty million years during the Cretaceous Period, much of eastern Montana was underwater, covered by an vast inland sea. As the Rocky Mountains formed to the west, it created a broad, flat coastal plain that was home to many different . . . Map (db m190925) HM
10Montana (Stillwater County), Columbus — The March of the Montana Column
Fighting escalated between the Lake and Northern Cheyenne Indians and American miners and settlers in early 1876. Increasing pressure from non-Indians in the region, coupled with a desire by the Indians to live free on the northern Great Plains, . . . Map (db m190923) HM
11Montana (Stillwater County), Columbus — The March of the Montana Column
Fighting escalated between the Lake and Northern Cheyenne Indians and American miners and settlers in early 1876. Increasing pressure from non-Indians in the region, coupled with a desire by the Indians to live free on the northern Great Plains, . . . Map (db m190928) HM
12Montana (Stillwater County), Fishtail — Charles and Gladys Pelton House
In 1917, Charles and Gladys Pelton arrived in Stillwater County from Nebraska to become ranchers. Together, they created one of the most successful sheep ranches in Stillwater County. Charles “Charley” served as president of both the Stillwater Wool . . . Map (db m190709) HM
13Montana (Stillwater County), Fishtail — Dean School
Beginning with gold strikes in the 1860s and continuing through the homestead years into the 1920s, Montanans built more than 2,600 rural schoolhouses. Settlers squatting on Crow lands in the Fishtail Basin near present-day Dean began educating . . . Map (db m190708) HM
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14Montana (Stillwater County), Park City — Clark's Canoe Camp on the Yellowstone
On July 3, 1806, Capt. Clark and 12 members of the Corps left Traveler's Rest to explore the Yellowstone River, intending to canoe the entire length. But, as Clark noted, "I can See no timber Sufficiently large...to answer my purpose."* On July . . . Map (db m190844) HM
15Montana (Stillwater County), Park City — The Great Inland Seaway
For over sixty million years during the Cretaceous Period, much of eastern Montana was underwater, covered by an vast inland sea. As the Rocky Mountains formed to the west, it created a broad, flat coastal plain that was home to many different . . . Map (db m29123) HM
16Montana (Stillwater County), Park City — United Methodist Episcopal Church
Settlers from Ripon, Wisconsin, established Park City in 1882, arriving just ahead of the railroad. The pious community organized a Christian club and Sabbath School within its first year. Originally, traveling ministers served Park City. Among . . . Map (db m190843) HM
 
 
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Dec. 9, 2022