Fort Parker (2)

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Fort Parker (2) (1869-1875) - First established in 1869 by U.S. Troops as a result of the 1868 Treaty of Laramie. Named after E.S. Parker, Commissioner of Indian Affairs. Abandoned in 1875.

Fort Parker Site Markers
Mission Creek at Fort Parker
Fort Parker Site

Fort Parker (2) History

Originally built as both a Fort and an Indian Agency to provide protection for the Crow Indians from their Indian enemies, the Sioux, Cheyenne, and Blackfoot. When the Agency was moved in 1875 to another location near the town of Absorkee, Fort Parker was abandoned.

Current Status

No buildings remain at the site but the Fort is outlined with white posts.

Location: Fort Parker (2) Located about ten miles to the east of present-day Livingston, Park County, Montana near Interstate 90

Maps & Images

Lat: 45.7132686 Long: -110.4001999

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Visited: 25 May 2010



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