Fort  Howes

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Dates used: 1897

Location of Fort: Otter, MT

Use: Military

GPS  N: 45-17.

         W: 106-09.

A civilian rock fortification by community cooperation during a threatened Cheyenne uprising.  It was 12 foot by 18 foot breast works located on a hill five miles northeast of town.  The threat never materialized and the fort was never used.

For more information see:

American Forts Network (internet)

Encyclopedia of Historic Forts

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