MT-071 Dupuyer

Marker text: DUPUYER

Dupuyer, a colorful frontier cattle town and 1880s stop on the Fort Shaw-Fort MacLeod Trail, is the oldest town between Fort Benton and the Rocky Mountains. Joe Kipp and Charlie Thomas, whiskey traders, settled here to raise cattle in 1874 and sold their holdings to Jimmy Grant in 1877. Jimmy was killed by an Indian and is buried east of the highway.

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