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Wolf Creek, Montana Historical Markers

 
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By Barry Swackhamer, August 20, 2019
Eagle Watch Marker
Montana (Lewis and Clark County), Wolf Creek — Eagle Watch
This is windy country, Eagle country. Here, where Montana's Rocky Mountains spill down to the Great Plains, you can witness an aerial procession each February and March. Hundreds of migrating golden eagles, bald eagles and hawks ride a cushion of . . . — Map (db m144028) HM
Montana (Lewis and Clark County), Wolf Creek — Old U.S. Highway 91
For many years there was no direct route between Helena and Great Falls other than the railroad and the lengthy and treacherous old Benton wagon road. During the Great Depression, the Montana Highway Department built thousands of miles of good paved . . . — Map (db m141797) HM
Montana (Lewis and Clark County), Wolf Creek — Remembering Governor Forrest H. Anderson
Montana's great outdoors was his favorite place, and he helped make it better for all of us be establishing this and many other sites along rivers in the state. Forrest, a native Montanan, grew up in the depression working hard, raised a family . . . — Map (db m141802) HM
Montana (Lewis and Clark County), Wolf Creek — Return to the United States Blackfoot Corridor
On his return journey in July 1806 Capt. Meriwether Lewis crossed the continental divide at Lewis & Clark Pass about 2 miles west of here. He was now on land of the Louisiana Purchase and back in United States territory. He was following the ancient . . . — Map (db m144054) HM
Montana (Lewis and Clark County), Wolf Creek — The Mann Gulch Fire
At an isolated gulch about thirteen miles south of here on August 5, 1949, twelve smokejumpers and a Forest Service employee died when a routine fire unexpectedly turned deadly. The lightning-caused fire at Mann Gulch was spotted by a Forest Ranger . . . — Map (db m141799) HM

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