Big Spring Creek
Other Names: Camp Lewis
Dates used: 1874
Location of Fort: Lewistown, MT
GPS N: 47-02.
This was a temporary federal camp (a sub-post of Fort Shaw) located two miles southeast of town on Big Spring Creek. There is a brass hub on a light pole on Main Street between 3rd and 4th ave. to mark the camp's existence.
For more information see:
American Forts Network (internet)
Encyclopedia of Historic Forts
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