The Legend of Hungry Horse Historical

The Legend of Hungry Horse Historical (HM1XI0)

Location: Hungry Horse, MT 59919 Flathead County
Country: United States of America

N 48° 23.133', W 114° 3.766'

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Two husky freight horses, Tex and Terry, working in the rugged wilderness of the Flathead River's South Fork area, wandered away from their sleigh during the severe winter of 1900-1901.
After struggling for a month in belly-deep snow, they were found almost starved and so weak considerable care and feeding were required before they were strong enough to be led back to civilization.

The name Hungry Horse was given to a mountain, a lake, a creek in the vicinity of where the incident occurred, and later to the dam and town which are located a short distance downstream.
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HM NumberHM1XI0
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, March 26th, 2017 at 1:02pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)11U E 717455 N 5363322
Decimal Degrees48.38555000, -114.06276667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 48° 23.133', W 114° 3.766'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds48° 23' 7.98" N, 114° 3' 45.96" W
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Area Code(s)406
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 8862 US-2, Hungry Horse MT 59919, US
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