Fort Elizabeth Meagher (1867-1867) - Established in the spring of 1867 by the Montana Territory Militia in response to the killing of John Bozeman. Named for the wife of a former acting Governor of the Montana Territory, Thomas Francis Meagher who drowned 1 Jul 1867 near Fort Benton (1) Montana. Also known as Fort Meagher.
Only a historical marker remains.
6 miles east of Bozeman, Montana
on I90 near of Rocky Creek, historical marker only.
Maps & Images
Lat: 45.642 Long: -110.918
- Multi Maps from ACME
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- Elevation: 5,249'
- Hart, Herbert M., Tour Guide to Old Western Forts, Pruett Publishing Co., Boulder CO, 1980, ISBN 0-87108-568-2, 70
- Frazer, Robert W., Forts of the West, University of Oklahoma Press, Norman OK, 1965, ISBN 0-8061-1250-6, page 80
- Roberts, Robert B., Encyclopedia of Historic Forts: The Military, Pioneer, and Trading Posts of the United States, Macmillan, New York, 1988, 10th printing, ISBN 0-02-926880-X, page 470
- MT0137 - Fort Elizabeth Meagher
- MT0135 - Fort Meagher (1)
Visited: 16 Jul 2022 area