“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 Pondera County, Montana

Clickable Map of Pondera 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> Pondera County, MT (7) Chouteau County, MT (101) Flathead County, MT (131) Glacier County, MT (21) Liberty County, MT (3) Teton County, MT (7) Toole County, MT (6)  PonderaCounty(7) Pondera County (7)  ChouteauCounty(101) Chouteau County (101)  FlatheadCounty(131) Flathead County (131)  GlacierCounty(21) Glacier County (21)  LibertyCounty(3) Liberty County (3)  TetonCounty(7) Teton County (7)  TooleCounty(6) Toole County (6)
Conrad is the county seat for Pondera County
Adjacent to Pondera County, Montana
      Chouteau County (101)  
      Flathead County (131)  
      Glacier County (21)  
      Liberty County (3)  
      Teton County (7)  
      Toole County (6)  
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1 Montana, Pondera County, Dupuyer — Dupuyer
Dupuyer Creek was called Osaks itukai (Back fat) by the Blackfeet. It refers to a choice cut of buffalo meat the Indians relished. French Canadian fur trappers translated the name to "Depouille," the French word for hide. Over time, the name was . . . Map (db m220216) HM
2 Montana, Pondera County, Dupuyer — The Front Range of the Rockies
The geological history of the front range of the Rocky Mountains is just as jumbled and complicated as the mountains appear from this vantage point. Geological forces far to the west caused this remarkable backdrop. About seventy million years ago, . . . Map (db m220209) HM
3 Montana, Pondera County, Valier — A Dispute Over Horses and Guns
(There are three panels to this marker:) A Dispute Over Horses and Guns Meriwether Lewis and three men from the Corps of Discovery traveled through this area on July 26, 1806. During the journey, the men encountered eight . . . Map (db m220403) HM
4 Montana, Pondera County, Valier — Captain Meriwether Lewis
Captain Meriwether Lewis of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, accompanied by three of his men, explored this portion of the country upon their return trip from the coast. On July 26, 1806, they met eight Piegans (Blackfeet), who Lewis mistakenly . . . Map (db m127282) HM
5 Montana, Pondera County, Valier — Signs of HomeLewis & Clark National Historic Trail — National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior —
You may have noticed a ring of rocks on the land before you. This is a tipi ring - a remnant of American Indian architecture. Like many other tribes, the Blackfeet tribe who lived in this area used tipis as moving homes. The tipi was . . . Map (db m220405) HM
6 Montana, Pondera County, Valier — The 546th Missile Squadron
Tensions between the United States and the Soviet Union ran high during the cold war. Both sides relied heavily on their nuclear weapons arsenals as deterrents to actual combat between the two superpowers. When the Soviets launched the first . . . Map (db m220226) HM
7 Montana, Pondera County, Valier — Valier Public School
When the town of Valier was founded in 1909, a wood-frame schoolhouse was quickly erected to serve the children of the new community. Less than two years later, the school board moved to replace that school with a more substantial building. In 1911, . . . Map (db m220406) HM
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Dec. 1, 2023