Phillips County News - One Nation, Under God

By Lori Taylor
PCN Correspondent 

Phillips County Museum News for October 9, 2019


October 9, 2019

The PC Museum archives constantly cough up unusual books and paper items. My find this week was a book on the military and trading posts/forts in Montana. The trading posts in Montana helped to open our area to exploration. Bakers Post sprouted up in 1868 and was located on the south bank of the Milk River. It was of short duration, however, only lasting about one year. It received its name for I.G. Baker a trading entrepreneur. Fort Browning was also located in Phillips County. It was erected by the Northwest Fur Company and may have been named for Orville Browning, Secretary of the...

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