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A visit to the Fort Peck Dam Disaster Memorial ...

Introduction ...

We have organized the cemeteries in our Gazetteer based on a problem that we had while working on our own genealogy. Without specifying the cemeteries involved, we found an ancestor that we believed to have been buried in one cemetery was actually buried elsewhere. We discovered that his burial had been refused at the last moment and the family had scrambled to make new arrangements. By looking at nearby cemeteries, the surrounding communities and in newspapers of the period, we were finally able to locate his burial site. Should you find yourself in the same situation, we hope that our Gazetteer helps you discover your lost ancestor.

The Location of the Ft. Peck Dam Disaster Memorial ...

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The Ft. Peck Dam Disaster Memorial is located in Valley County<1>.

The county seat for Valley County is located in Glasgow. Glasgow lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the northwest of the Ft. Peck Dam Disaster Memorial .

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the Ft. Peck Dam Disaster Memorial

Lat:   48.0083°   (48° 0' 29")

Lon:   -106.4003°   (-106° 24' 1")

Websites to help with your research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we like to start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These helpful websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their websites are open to everyone.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that might help with the Ft. Peck Dam Disaster Memorial:

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 6 communities are within 30 miles [48.3 km]<2> of the Ft. Peck Dam Disaster Memorial.

  • Fort Peck [Valley County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Peck
    • Fort Peck [Valley County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the west of Ft. Peck Dam Disaster Memorial
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 237 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fort Peck have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Peck
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fort Peck<4>
  • Frazer [Valley County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Frazer
    • Frazer [Valley County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the east of Ft. Peck Dam Disaster Memorial
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Frazer have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frazer
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Frazer<4>
  • Glasgow [Valley County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glasgow
    • Glasgow [Valley County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the northwest of Ft. Peck Dam Disaster Memorial
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,315 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glasgow
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glasgow<4>
  • McCone City [McCone County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McCone City
    • McCone City [McCone County] was located 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the north of Ft. Peck Dam Disaster Memorial
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McCone City have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Nashua [Valley County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nashua
    • Nashua [Valley County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the north of Ft. Peck Dam Disaster Memorial
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 286 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nashua have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nashua
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nashua<4>
  • Saint Marie [Valley County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Marie
    • Saint Marie [Valley County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<2> to the north of Ft. Peck Dam Disaster Memorial
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Marie have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Marie
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Marie<4>

For the full list of neighboring communities with details, please visit our extended List of Communities.

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Ft. Peck Dam Disaster Memorial. The following communities are located in Valley County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for The Ft. Peck Dam Disaster Memorial.

  • Glasgow
    • Jump to our list of Local Newspapers for Glasgow.
    • Glasgow lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the Northwest (NW) of the Ft. Peck Dam Disaster Memorial.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glasgow
  • Nashua
    • Jump to our list of Local Newspapers for Nashua.
    • Nashua lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Ft. Peck Dam Disaster Memorial.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nashua

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 6 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Ft. Peck Dam Disaster Memorial. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Valley County.

  • Ft. Peck Cemetery [Valley County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Ft. Peck Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Ft. Peck Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ft. Peck Cemetery
  • Galpin Cemetery [Valley County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Galpin Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Galpin Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Galpin Cemetery
  • Highland Cemetery [Valley County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Highland Cemetery
    • Highland Cemetery lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the northwest of Ft. Peck Dam Disaster Memorial.
    • Highland Cemetery has also been known as:
    • Glasgow Highland Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Highland Cemetery
    • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #20895<5>
  • Memorial Gardens [Valley County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Memorial Gardens
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Memorial Gardens have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Memorial Gardens lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the northwest of Ft. Peck Dam Disaster Memorial.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Memorial Gardens
  • Nashua Cemetery [Valley County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Nashua Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Nashua Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Nashua Cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the north of Ft. Peck Dam Disaster Memorial.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nashua Cemetery
  • St. Joseph Cemetery [Valley County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the St. Joseph Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the St. Joseph Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • St. Joseph Cemetery lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the east of Ft. Peck Dam Disaster Memorial.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on St. Joseph Cemetery

For an expanded list with details, please visit our List of cemeteries.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Montana

About Valley County

About Montana

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Montana: https://mt.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Montana's counties, including Valley, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Ft. Peck Dam Disaster Memorial. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.0083, Longitude: -106.4003    
<3>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.




 

 

 

 

 


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