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

Clickable Map of Wibaux 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> Wibaux County, MT (9) Dawson County, MT (21) Fallon County, MT (1) Prairie County, MT (2) Richland County, MT (3) Golden Valley County, ND (2) McKenzie County, ND (21)  WibauxCounty(9) Wibaux County (9)  DawsonCounty(21) Dawson County (21)  FallonCounty(1) Fallon County (1)  PrairieCounty(2) Prairie County (2)  RichlandCounty(3) Richland County (3)  GoldenValleyCountyNorth Dakota(2) Golden Valley County (2)  McKenzieCounty(21) McKenzie County (21)
Wibaux is the county seat for Wibaux County
Adjacent to Wibaux County, Montana
      Dawson County (21)  
      Fallon County (1)  
      Prairie County (2)  
      Richland County (3)  
      Golden Valley County, North Dakota (2)  
      McKenzie County, North Dakota (21)  
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1 Montana, Wibaux County, Wibaux — Clark Hardware CompanyWibaux Commercial Historic District
Harold G. Clark and Orlando Burgess, owners of the Clark Hardware Company, constructed this one-story brick and stucco commercial building in 1916. Representative of the period of Wibaux’s major economic development, it originally housed the . . . Map (db m163449) HM
2 Montana, Wibaux County, Wibaux — Join the Voyage of Discovery
Wherever you are in Montana, you stand in the pathway of Lewis and Clark. Their 1804-1806 expedition was a grand adventure to investigate the people and resources of the newly acquired Louisiana Purchase and to seek a navigable passage across the . . . Map (db m163384) HM
3 Montana, Wibaux County, Wibaux — Pierre Wibaux
In 1876, this was strictly buffalo and Indian country. From 1876 to 1881, the U.S. Army rounded up the Indians and forced them onto reservations while buffalo hunters cleared the range for the cattle boom of the Eighties. Pierre Wibaux ran one of . . . Map (db m163386) HM
4 Montana, Wibaux County, Wibaux — Pierre Wibaux
In 1876 this was strictly buffalo and Indian country, There wasn't a ranch between Bismarck, North Dakota and Bozeman, Montana. But the U.S. Cavalry rounded up the hostile Indians from 1876 and 1881 and forced them onto reservations while the . . . Map (db m163389) HM
5 Montana, Wibaux County, Wibaux — Smith SaloonWibaux Commercial Historic District
Constructed during Wibaux’s transition period from a cattle town into an agricultural center, this Queen Anne commercial style building originally housed the Smith Saloon. Partners William H. Smith, John R. Cornell, and W. H. North built the saloon . . . Map (db m163448) HM
6 Montana, Wibaux County, Wibaux — St. Peter's Catholic Church
Dismayed that his son’s adoptive home had no Catholic Church, Frenchman Achille Wibaux instructed Pierre to build one here. The rancher contributed $2,000 for the construction of this wood-frame, vernacular Gothic Revival structure. It was built in . . . Map (db m163451) HM
7 Montana, Wibaux County, Wibaux — Welcome to Dinosaur Country
Montana is famous for its dinosaur fossils. Paleontologists have discovered seventy-five different species of dinosaurs in Montana, more than any other state in America. The oldest dinosaur fossils are found in rocks of the Jurassic Period, which . . . Map (db m163385) HM
8 Montana, Wibaux County, Wibaux — Wibaux Commercial Historic District
From its roots as a pre-1900s cattle town to a farming community after the turn of the century, Wibaux well illustrates the transformation borne by many small Montana towns. This historic district reflects the high point of the town’s influence as . . . Map (db m163388) HM
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9 Montana, Wibaux County, Wibaux — Wibaux House
Pierre Wibaux, scion of a distinguished French textile family, arrived here at the settlement of Mingusville in 1883, establishing a cattle ranch about 12 miles north. His herds fared well during the devastating “Hard Winter of . . . Map (db m163387) HM
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Jun. 2, 2023