Fort Skalkaho

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Fort Skalkaho (1877-1877) - A Nez Perce War settler fort established in 1877 near present day Hamilton, Ravalli County, Montana. Abandoned in 1877.

Fort Skalkaho Area

History of Fort Skalkaho

Established in 1877, this fort was built by John Catlin and other settlers, in response to the news that the hostile Nez Perces were advancing into the Bitterroot Valley. The post was built 100' square and 12 feet high, with walls at the base three feet thick.

Abandoned in 1877.

Current Status

No markers and no remains.


Location: Near Hamilton, Ravalli County, Montana. Map point is from the GNIS coordinates and may not be accurate.

Maps & Images

Lat: 46.23889 Long: -114.14222

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Visited: 21 Jul 2015 area


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