“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Lake County, Montana

Clickable Map of Lake County, Montana and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Lake County, MT (10) Flathead County, MT (131) Missoula County, MT (150) Sanders County, MT (26)  LakeCounty(10) Lake County (10)  FlatheadCounty(131) Flathead County (131)  MissoulaCounty(150) Missoula County (150)  SandersCounty(26) Sanders County (26)
Polson is the county seat for Lake County
Adjacent to Lake County, Montana
      Flathead County (131)  
      Missoula County (150)  
      Sanders County (26)  
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1 Montana, Lake County, Arlee — The Salish and Pend d'Oreille People and the Jocko Valley
For thousands of years, western Montana, including the Jocko Valley, has been home to the Qluspé (Kalispel or Pend d'Oreille) and Séliš (Salish or "Flathead") people. In their tradition creation stories, tribal elders tell how Coyote . . . Map (db m159542) HM
2 Montana, Lake County, Big Arm — Big Arm School
The 1887 Dawes Act gave Congress the power to survey Indian reservations, assign land (allotments) to individual Indians, and open the remaining land to homesteaders. Although tribal leaders, including Chief Charlo and Sam Resurrection, resisted . . . Map (db m219655) HM
3 Montana, Lake County, Charlo — St. Joseph's Catholic Church of D'Aste
Congress opened the Flathead Reservation for homesteading in 1910, setting aside several tracts of land for townsite purposes. The town of D’Aste was platted soon after. Thomas P. Quinn operated a store and post office at D’Aste, serving fifty-three . . . Map (db m219139) HM
4 Montana, Lake County, Moliese — The National Bison Range
The National Bison Range was established in 1908 to help save the American Bison from extinction. Today populations are secure and bison roam in Parks, Refuges and on private ranches throughout the country. The Bison Range is a National Wildlife . . . Map (db m96503) HM
5 Montana, Lake County, Ravalli — The Flathead Indian Reservation
In the 1855 Treaty of Hellgate, leaders of the Salish ("Flathead"), Pend d'Oreille, and Kootenai tribes ceded to the United States most of their lands west of the Continental Divide. The tribes, however "reserved" certain areas, including this . . . Map (db m219146) HM
6 Montana, Lake County, Ronan — Don E. Olsson House and Garage
Homebuilding across the country stopped completely during World War II as materials were diverted to the war effort. When residential construction resumed after the war, architects broke with past traditions and embraced modernism. One-story ranch . . . Map (db m219135) HM
7 Montana, Lake County, Ronan — Ronan United Methodist Church
The first circuit-riding Methodist ministers, “the Lord’s Horsemen,” arrived in Montana in the 1870s to establish congregations among the territory’s early population. Settlers came to the Flathead when reservation lands opened to homesteading in . . . Map (db m219136) HM
8 Montana, Lake County, Ronan — The Mission Mountain Wilderness
The mountains rising to the east lie in the Mission Mountain Wilderness and the Mission Mountain Tribal Wilderness. The range is more than a natural wonder, it is the first place in America where an Indian nation has designated tribal lands as a . . . Map (db m159547) HM
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9 Montana, Lake County, St. Ignatius — Fort Connah
Construction of the last Hudson Bay Trading Post, within the present borders of the United States, was started here in 1846, and was completed in 1847 by Angus McDonald. Angus originally named the fort "Connen" after a river valley in his Scottish . . . Map (db m159546) HM
10 Montana, Lake County, St. Ignatius — St Ignatius Mission
This church, dedicated to St. Ignatius of Loyola, founder of the society of Jesus, was built in 1891. In 1840, Fr. Peter DeSmet came to Montana in response to the request of four separate delegations of Indians, and in 1841, he established St. . . . Map (db m219042) HM
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Sep. 25, 2023