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The Baker House

The Baker House

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Monday through Saturday 10:30 am to 4:30 pm. Sunday 12:00 noon to 4:00 pm.
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lat: 47.819199 long: -110.6676437

Through the 1870’s and 1880’s, the I.G. Baker Company was Montana’s largest mercantile enterprise. When the company began, in 1865-1866, Baker and his brother had only a log store along the levee. When Baker’s wife joined him in Fort Benton in 1867, and he constructed this home, a two room adobe with a sod roof. It was here that Montana Territory’s acting governor Thomas F. Meagher ate his last meal before his mysterious drowning in 1867.

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