Big Spring Creek

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Other Names:  Camp Lewis

Dates used: 1874

Location of Fort: Lewistown, MT

Use: Military

GPS  N:  47-02.

         W:  109-24.

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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