Boothill Cemetery

Boothill Cemetery (HMJ9L)

Location: Billings, MT 59101 Yellowstone County
Country: United States of America

N 45° 48.139', W 108° 28.852'

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Named Boothill because so many of its occupants went to their deaths with their boots on, this cemetery was the burying ground for Coulson, Yellowstone River town existing from 1877-1885 on the edge of what was to be Billings. Most famous buried here was H.M. (Muggins) Taylor, scout who took news of Custer massacre June 25, 1876, from the battle area to Bozeman. Taylor, later a Deputy Sheriff, was gunned down in 1882 in Coulson's laundry as he attempted to stop the laundress' drunken husband from beating her.
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HM NumberHMJ9L
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Date Added Thursday, October 9th, 2014 at 6:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)12T E 695754 N 5075170
Decimal Degrees45.80231667, -108.48086667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 45° 48.139', W 108° 28.852'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds45° 48' 8.34" N, 108° 28' 51.12" W
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Area Code(s)406
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 114-198 6th Ave Bypass, Billings MT 59101, US
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