Fort Piegan 2

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Other Names:  Brule

Dates used: 1832 - 1844

Location of Fort: Loma, MT

Use: Trading

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Established by the American Fur Company in 1832 about six miles upstream  from the mouth of the Marias River on the Missouri River.  It was a 1,420 square foot quadrangle with two bastons and several cannons.  The fort was later referred to as Fort Brule (burned fort) because it was burned by the company as it was being abandoned.

For more information see:

American Forts Network (internet)

Encyclopedia of Historic Forts

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